There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 2m

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

68€ - 243€

Cheapest option

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) MAD - SXF

53€ - 275€

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Fly to Leipzig, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Leipzig (LEJ) MAD - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf

115€ - 444€

Train  •  20h 9m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Avignon Tgv Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

376€ - 604€

Bus via Paris  •  34h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N780 / ...

128€ - 198€

Bus  •  38h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm RegioJet / ...

115€ - 249€

Bus, train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Frankfurt Main Station
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

244€ - 342€

Drive  •  21h 38m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Berlin Hbf 2315 km

270€ - 400€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Berlin is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Berlin is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Avignon Tgv and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 9m.

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The distance between Madrid and Berlin is 1870 km. The road distance is 2315 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 20h 9m and costs 370€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Madrid to Berlin, including transfers.

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Madrid to Berlin bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid - Avénida de America station.

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Madrid to Berlin train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Berlin is to fly which takes 6h 2m and costs 65€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 370€ - 650€ and takes 20h 9m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 34h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1869.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

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

easyJet, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Madrid to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Berlin Hbf via Avignon Tgv and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 20h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Madrid to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via Porto
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 280€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
150€ - 170€
1st Class
230€ - 280€
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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Frankfurt Main Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 210€
Website
alsa.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Berlin
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 26€
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Arda Tur
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Madrid to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Madrid to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Berlin is 2315 km. It takes approximately 21h 38m to drive from Madrid to Berlin.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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