Directions from Madrid to Hamburg

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Recommended option

Fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 39 min

  1. MAD - HAM

$39 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  32 h 16 min

  1. X73 / ...

$20 - $35

6 alternative options

Fly to Bremen, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. MAD - BRE

$124 - $443

Train  •  19 h 7 min

  1. Ave
  2. Tgv
  3. Tha
  4. Hkx / ...

Bus Eurolines FR  •  36 h 23 min

$201 - $360

Bus, train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Hkx / ...

Drive, train  •  24 h

  1. R1
  2. Tgv
  3. Tha

$495 - $634

Drive  •  20 h 8 min

  1. 1350.8 miles

$280 - $410

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

Ryanair, Iberia and 11 other airlines fly from Madrid to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Hamburg via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Nord, and Köln Hbf in around 19 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Bilbao, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Hamburg via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $190
1st Class
$190 - $270
Train from Paris Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $290
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Hernani
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Hernani to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Hamburg is 1789 km. The road distance is 2161 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Hamburg is to bus which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 32 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Hamburg is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 170€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Barcelona Sants, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Hamburg via Hernani and Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Madrid to Hamburg, including transfers.