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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Madrid (MAD) CPH - MAD

$44 - $193

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  26 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$491 - $677

Train  •  28 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$521 - $757

Bus ALSA  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid

$178 - $291

Bus Eurolines DE  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Darmstadt N98
  2. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$168 - $252

Drive, train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$514 - $769

Drive  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Madrid 1637 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid is to fly which costs 280 kr - 1300 kr and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid is to fly which costs 280 kr - 1300 kr and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Madrid via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Hamburg Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 33 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Madrid is 2072 km. The road distance is 2619.2 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 26 h 33 min and costs 3100 kr - 4400 kr.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Copenhagen to Madrid, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Madrid train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Madrid is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 280 kr - 1300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3100 kr - 4400 kr and takes 26 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs 1100 kr - 1900 kr and takes 36 h 5 min.

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  • Distance: 1295.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Madrid, Spain?

Air Europa, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Madrid via Hamburg Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 26 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Zürich HB to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Darmstadt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Darmstadt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Copenhagen to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Copenhagen to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Madrid is 2619 km. It takes approximately 24 h 37 min to drive from Copenhagen to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Norwegian Air International and seven other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3737+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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