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There are 12 ways to get from Madrid to Germany 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 Stuttgart  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Stuttgart (STR) MAD - STR

$79 - $249

Cheapest option

Fly to Hamburg  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Hamburg (HAM) MAD - HAM

$43 - $203

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Frankfurt (FRA) MAD - FRA

$61 - $222

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAD - DUS

$80 - $285

Fly to Munich  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Munich (MUC) MAD - MUC

$53 - $246

Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 2m

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

$70 - $258

Train  •  21h 30m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$403 - $557

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  39h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 060 / ...

$133 - $215

Bus via Lyon  •  40h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$226 - $330

Bus, train  •  2 days 9h

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

$200 - $302

Drive, train  •  25h 46m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Göttingen to Berlin

$487 - $667

Drive  •  21h 50m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Berlin 1449.1 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Germany is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Germany is to fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Germany. However, there are services departing from Madrid Avenida America and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Germany. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon Part Dieu, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Germany is 1610 km. The road distance is 2318.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Germany without a car is to train which takes 21h 30m and costs 350€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Madrid to Germany, including transfers.

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Madrid to Germany bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Madrid Avenida America station.

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Madrid to Germany train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Germany is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 350€ - 490€ and takes 21h 30m, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 190€ and takes 39h 40m.

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  • Distance: 1006 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Germany?

Iberia, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Madrid to Stuttgart hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Berlin via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon Part Dieu, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 21h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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 Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
21h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Madrid to Frankfurt Main Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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Madrid to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Germany is 2319 km. It takes approximately 21h 50m to drive from Madrid to Germany.

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Iberia, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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

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