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There are 2 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station by plane or train

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Fly to Boston  •  10h 56m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Boston (BOS) MAD - BOS

1 alternative option

Fly to Providence, train  •  15h 48m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Providence (PVD) MAD - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

Madrid (MAD) to Boston (BOS) flights

The flight time between Madrid (MAD) and Boston (BOS) is around 13h 14m and covers a distance of around 3420 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. The fastest flight normally takes 7h 55m. Services are operated by Iberia, Delta, United Airlines and others. Typically 177 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
10h 22m
Layover time:
2h 51m
Total time:
13h 14m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
7h 55m
Flight distance:
3420 miles
Flights per week:
177
Cheapest price:
$291
Carbon emissions:
1109 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
17:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid (MAD) to Boston (BOS) flight schedules

Spain → United States
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International entry into United States from Spain

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited EU Schengen Area, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, South Africa and United Kingdom in the past 14 days. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into United States from Spain is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Station is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in South Station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in South Station is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from United States.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station is to fly which costs €190 - €450 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station is to fly which costs €190 - €450 and takes 10h 56m.

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It is approximately 3420 miles to get from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station.

It takes approximately 10h 56m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 55m.

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South Station is 6h behind Madrid Atocha Station. It is currently 12:16 AM in Madrid Atocha Station and 6:16 PM in South Station.

Delta, United Airlines, Aer Lingus and six other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 381+ hotels available in South Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station.
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  • Distance: 3419.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 56m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and South Station, MA, USA?

Iberia, Delta and 13 other airlines fly from Madrid Atocha Station to South Station hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Providence via New York JFK, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Boston via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100

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