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There are 7 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Madrid by train, plane, 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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Train to Saarbrucken, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to St Ingbert
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Madrid (MAD) SCN - MAD

98€ - 333€

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Merzig(Saar)
  2. Take the bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Madrid (MAD) LUX - MAD

57€ - 384€

5 alternative options

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

73€ - 341€

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Madrid (MAD) SXB - MAD

129€ - 400€

Train  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

224€ - 351€

Train, bus  •  30h 20m

  1. Take the train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

100€ - 191€

Drive  •  16h 10m

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Madrid 1723.9 km

190€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Madrid is to train and bus which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 30h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 350€ and takes 7h.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Madrid is 1347 km. The road distance is 1723.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 14h 37m and costs 220€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 8h 8m to get from Kaiserslautern to Madrid, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Madrid is 1724 km. It takes approximately 16h 10m to drive from Kaiserslautern to Madrid.

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Eurowings, Ryanair, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4321+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1347.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 8m

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Madrid via Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare D'austerlitz - Cour Seine, Van Gogh, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 14h 37m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 2700€
Flights from Strasbourg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Luxembourg, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Strasbourg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Luxembourg, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Luxembourg, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Luxembourg, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 330€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 1500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to St Ingbert
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Merzig(Saar)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Bus operators
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit

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