There are 12 ways to get from Germany 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Madrid (MAD) DUS - MAD

$78 - $275

Cheapest option

Fly from Hamburg  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Madrid (MAD) HAM - MAD

$45 - $202

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Madrid (MAD) STR - MAD

$79 - $247

Fly from Frankfurt  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

$61 - $222

Fly from Munich  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Madrid (MAD) MUC - MAD

$67 - $258

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Madrid (MAD) TXL - MAD

$70 - $258

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Madrid (MAD) ZRH - MAD

$113 - $321

Train  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$410 - $544

Bus FlixBus  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris, Paris N100
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$135 - $228

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  43 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses

$138 - $265

Drive, train  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe 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 Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$411 - $596

Drive  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Madrid 1485.7 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germany to Madrid is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Madrid is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Madrid via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Madrid. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Berlin Hbf (tief), Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 59 min.

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The distance between Germany and Madrid is 1610 km. The road distance is 2377.1 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 20 h 59 min and costs 350€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Germany to Madrid, including transfers.

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Germany to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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  • Distance: 1006 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Germany and Madrid, Spain?

Air Europa, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Madrid via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Avignon TGV in around 20 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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