There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Formentera by plane, car ferry, 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, car ferry  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Ibiza (IBZ) MAD - IBZ
  2. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

$41 - $379

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Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), car ferry  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Gandia Ic
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

$108 - $155

Train Spanish Railways AVE, car ferry  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave
  2. Take the train from València-Estació del Nord to Platja i Grau de Gandia C-1
  3. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

$113 - $168

Bus Avanza Grupo, car ferry  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Denia
  3. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

$89 - $298

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Moncloa to Denia
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

$80 - $293

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Valencia - Gandia
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

$94 - $146

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 35€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 35€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Formentera is 483 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Formentera without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 39 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Madrid to Formentera, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Ibiza Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Madrid Airport to Ibiza Airport.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Formentera. Prices start at $158 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Formentera.
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  • Distance: 301.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Formentera, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Madrid to Sant Francesc de Formentera. However, you can take the train to Madrid Airport, take the walk to Madrid airport, fly to Ibiza, take the walk to Ibiza Airport, take the bus to Ibiza Port, take the walk to Ibiza, take the car ferry to Formentera, then take the taxi to Sant Francesc de Formentera. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Madrid to Sant Francesc de Formentera via Gandia, Passeig Marítim - Alcoi, Valencia - Gandia, and Formentera in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Gandia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Valencia Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from València-Estació del Nord to Platja i Grau de Gandia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Valencia to Denia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Moncloa to Denia
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$6 - $55
Balearia
$35 - $55
Lobby Bar
$40 - $60
Car ferry from Dènia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$35 - $65
Balearia
$45 - $65
Lobby Bar
$50 - $75
Trasmapi
Website
trasmapi.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $32
Schedules at
trasmapi.com
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es

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