There are 10 ways to get from Germany to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  5h 41m

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

52€ - 172€

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  6h 18m

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

38€ - 176€

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  5h 37m

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

38€ - 165€

Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5h 46m

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

39€ - 180€

Fly from Munich  •  5h 59m

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

42€ - 149€

Fly from Hamburg  •  6h 20m

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

49€ - 175€

Train  •  21h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf 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

301€ - 443€

Bus  •  37h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 070 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Logroño
  3. Take the bus from Logroño to Madrid 100 / ...

181€ - 269€

Night train, bus  •  37h 44m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Karlsruhe Hbf Nj
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

143€ - 208€

Drive  •  21h 47m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Madrid 2319.5 km

280€ - 410€

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Madrid is to fly which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 5h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Madrid is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Madrid via Hamburg and Logroño. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 15m.

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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, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Avignon Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 3m.

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The distance between Germany and Madrid is 1610 km. The road distance is 2319.5 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 21h 3m and costs 300€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Germany to Madrid, including transfers.

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Germany to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Germany to Madrid train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Germany and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Madrid via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Avignon Tgv in around 21h 3m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 400€
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 400€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 490€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 490€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Hamburg to Logroño
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com

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The best way to get from Germany to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 41m and costs 50€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 450€ and takes 21h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 180€ - 270€ and takes 37h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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

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Germany to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Madrid is 2319 km. It takes approximately 21h 47m to drive from Germany to Madrid.

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Iberia, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3425+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Germany to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 12€ - 22€.

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