There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Košice 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kosice  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Kosice (KSC) MAD - KSC

$142 - $243

Cheapest option

Fly to Budapest  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Budapest (BUD) MAD - BUD

$92 - $323

7 alternative options

Fly to Krakow  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Krakow (KRK) MAD - KRK

$122 - $458

Train, bus  •  30 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Lvov
  3. Take the train from Lvov to Košice, Košice

$219 - $322

Train via Hamburg Hbf  •  37 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Avignon TGV Ave
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Baden-Baden Tgv
  4. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Ec
  6. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Kosice

$569 - $796

Train  •  40 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Bohumin D
  4. Take the train from Bohumín to Košice

$372 - $586

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Košice

Drive  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Košice 1736.2 miles

$350 - $550

Drive, train  •  31 h 57 min

  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 München Hbf Tgv
  5. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Košice

$588 - $741

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Košice, Slovakia?

Turkish Airlines, LOT and 11 other airlines fly from Madrid to Košice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Košice via Barcelona Sants, Avignon TGV, Baden-Baden, Hamburg Hbf, and Bratislava hl.st. in around 37 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Madrid to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
renfe.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Košice, Košice
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Nice Ville to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
22 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
en.oui.sncf
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Košice
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Business
$20 - $22
Premium
$30 - $40
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Padova to Košice
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Madrid to Košice?

The distance between Madrid and Košice is 2169 km. The road distance is 2778 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Košice?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Košice is to fly which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 8 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Košice?

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Košice is to fly which takes 8 h 26 min and costs 110€ - 200€.

Is there a direct train between Madrid and Košice?

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Košice. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Kosice via Barcelona Sants, Avignon TGV, Baden-Baden, Hamburg Hbf and Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 54 min.

Is there a direct bus between Madrid and Košice?

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Košice. However, there are services departing from Santo Domingo and arriving at Košice via Madrid and Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Košice?

It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Madrid to Košice, including transfers.