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

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Fly to Ostersund  •  12h 38m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Ostersund (OSD) MAD - OSD

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Fly to Trondheim, train  •  13h 47m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Trondheim (TRD) MAD - TRD
  2. Take the train from Hell to Storlien
  3. Take the train from Storlien station to Östersund Västra station

Fly to Stockholm, train  •  12h 11m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Stockholm (ARN) MAD - ARN
  2. Take the train from Arlanda Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation

Train, bus  •  43h 21m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB 075
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
  6. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation

Train, bus via Freiburg im Breisgau  •  43h 35m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Perpignan Ave
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg-Altona 20 / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Stockholm Centralstation 496
  5. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation

Train, bus, night train  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Leon
  2. Take the bus from Leon to Frankfurt central train station
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Copenhagen central train station N98
  4. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  5. Take the night train from Göteborg Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation

Bus  •  3 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Zagreb Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Stockholm
  3. Take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Sollefteå station
  4. Take the bus from Sollefteå station to Östersund Centrum 40

Bus, train, night train  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Cologne-Main Station
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf 39 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Malmo C 300 / ...
  4. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation

Drive, car train  •  42h 55m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Östersund

Drive  •  36h 32m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Östersund 3821.4 km

Madrid to Östersund by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Madrid and Östersund is around 43h 21m and covers a distance of around 4170 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, Thalys and others, the Madrid to Östersund service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Östersund Centralstation. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
43h 21m Average Duration
4121 kr Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Östersund is to fly and train which costs €95 - €300 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Östersund is to fly and train which costs €95 - €300 and takes 12h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Östersund. However, there are services departing from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur and arriving at Östersund Centrum via Zagreb, Stockholm Cityterminalen and Sollefteå station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 8h.

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The distance between Madrid and Östersund is 2804 km. The road distance is 3821.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Östersund without a car is to train and bus which takes 43h 21m and costs €380 - €750.

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It takes approximately 12h 38m to get from Madrid to Östersund, including transfers.

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Madrid to Östersund bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Östersund is to fly which takes 12h 38m and costs €75 - €400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 8h.

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There is no direct flight from Madrid Airport to Ostersund Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 55m and has two stopovers.

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Madrid to Östersund bus services, operated by Din Tur, arrive at Östersund Centrum station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Östersund.
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  • Distance: 2804.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 38m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Östersund, Sweden?

Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Madrid to Östersund 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Östersund via Zagreb Central Bus Station, Zagreb, Stockholm Cityterminalen, and Sollefteå station in around 3 days 8h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3200 kr - 12000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Lisbon, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2400 kr - 12000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Trondheim via Munich, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3400 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900 kr - 5000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900 kr - 5000 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3200 kr - 12000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Barcelona, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2400 kr - 11000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Geneva, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2400 kr - 11000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Brussels, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Lisbon, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2400 kr - 12000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900 kr - 5000 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Trondheim via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2000 kr - 4400 kr
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4800 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via London Gatwick, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2300 kr - 11000 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
3300 kr - 8500 kr
Flights from Madrid to Ostersund via Amsterdam Schiphol, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2600 kr - 8500 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600 kr - 6000 kr
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600 kr - 4200 kr
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 9000 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600 kr - 4200 kr
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 4000 kr
Flyr
Website
flyr.com
Flights from Madrid to Trondheim via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3700 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Trondheim via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3300 kr
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 4100 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2700 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 9000 kr
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 5500 kr
Train operators
SJ Norge AS
Phone
61 25 22 00
Email
kundeservice@sj.no
Website
sj.no
Train from Hell to Storlien
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 200 kr
Schedules at
sj.no
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Hell to Storlien station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kr - 200 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
150 kr - 200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
65 kr - 85 kr
Train from Arlanda Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
460 kr - 600 kr
2nd Class Ticket
500 kr - 600 kr
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
490 kr - 650 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
490 kr - 650 kr
2nd Class Ticket
500 kr - 650 kr
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
900 kr - 1200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
1100 kr - 1400 kr
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
330 kr - 440 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
340 kr - 440 kr
2nd Class Ticket
330 kr - 400 kr
Night train from Göteborg Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
750 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
750 kr - 1000 kr
2nd Class Ticket
900 kr - 1100 kr
Vy Norrtåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Storlien station to Östersund Västra station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Norrtåg
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
650 kr - 1300 kr
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
650 kr - 850 kr
Promo+
730 kr - 780 kr
Flexible
950 kr - 1300 kr
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 kr - 900 kr
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
600 kr - 850 kr
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
750 kr - 1100 kr
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1900 kr - 4200 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
1900 kr - 2700 kr
Comfort
2100 kr - 2800 kr
Premium
3000 kr - 4200 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
460 kr - 550 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
270 kr - 330 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Malmo C
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 250 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 650 kr
Website
Snälltåget
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 Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1300 kr - 1900 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
800 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2300 kr - 4200 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1300 kr - 2500 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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-Principe Pio to Leon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
300 kr - 370 kr
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 kr - 500 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
240 kr - 300 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1300 kr
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Urlaubs-Express
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
260 kr - 310 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Perpignan to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
440 kr - 550 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leon to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
900 kr - 1200 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
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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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
750 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Union Ivkoni
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Y-buss
Phone
+46 77 133 44 44
Website
ybuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Sollefteå station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
Y-buss
Din Tur
Phone
0771 – 100 110
Website
dintur.se
Bus from Sollefteå station to Östersund Centrum
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kr - 170 kr
Website
Din Tur
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Cologne-Main Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1700 kr - 2400 kr
Website
alsa.com

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