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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg 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 to Strasbourg

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Strasbourg (SXB)

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Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg

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Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

Fly to Luxembourg, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Bahnhof

Bus via Bilbao

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Estrasburgo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Tordesillas
  2. Take the bus from Tordesillas to Strasbourg

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg is to bus which costs €90 - €120 and takes 29h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg is to fly which costs €65 - €300 and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Estrasburgo via Madrid and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Strasbourg Bahnhof via Barcelona-Sants, Gare de Lyon, Pyramides and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 29m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Strasbourg is 1282 km. The road distance is 1626 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 13h 29m and costs €170 - €350.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg is to fly which takes 5h 4m and costs €65 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €170 - €350 and takes 13h 29m, you could also bus via Bilbao, which costs €130 - €200 and takes 24h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 1281.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Strasbourg, France?

Iberia and Ryanair fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Pyramides, Gare de l'Est, and Paris Est in around 13h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €1300
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €340
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €430
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Madrid to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Renfe AVE
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
ALSA
Bus from Bilbao to Estrasburgo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
ALSA
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tordesillas to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Estrasburgo station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Strasbourg Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg is 1626 km. It takes approximately 15h 42m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Strasbourg.

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Iberia and Ryanair offer flights from Madrid Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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