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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Stockholm by plane, train, night bus, 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 Stockholm  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Stockholm (ARN) MAD - ARN

$93 - $254

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MAD - BMA

$94 - $492

Fly to Stockholm Skavsta, train  •  10h 50m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) MAD - NYO
  2. Take the train from Nyköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$97 - $244

Train, night bus  •  35h 15m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
  5. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  6. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$505 - $780

Bus via Copenhagen  •  45h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 602 / ...

$182 - $314

Train, bus  •  45h 35m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Malmö
  5. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$387 - $624

Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm

$248 - $362

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Main Train Station Bucuresti - Stockholm

Drive, train  •  35h 50m

  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-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm

$667 - $897

Drive  •  31h 7m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Stockholm 2039.9 miles

$460 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Stockholm is to fly which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Stockholm is to fly which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Paris, Paris and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 20m.

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The distance between Madrid and Stockholm is 2593 km. The road distance is 3263.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Stockholm without a car is to train and night bus which takes 35h 15m and costs 430€ - 700€.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Madrid to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Madrid to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Stockholm is to fly which takes 6h 30m and costs 80€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 280€ and takes 45h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Madrid to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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  • Distance: 1620.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Stockholm, Sweden?

Air Europa, Norwegian Air International and 12 other airlines fly from Madrid to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Stockholm via Paris, Paris and Copenhagen in around 45h 20m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Malta
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Toulouse, Charleroi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Nyköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $26
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $27
1st Class Refundable
$26 - $40
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Spanish Railways AVE
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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 Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Valence TGV to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$270 - $330
1st Class
$350 - $480
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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
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 Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Malmö
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
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 Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
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
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Stockholm Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Comati PSG

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Stockholm is 3264 km. It takes approximately 31h 7m to drive from Madrid to Stockholm.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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