There are 12 ways to get from Madrid to Stockholm by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Stockholm  •  6 h 40 min

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

$94 - $255

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  8 h 36 min

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

$94 - $492

Fly to Stockholm Skavsta, train  •  10 h 14 min

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

$97 - $244

Fly to Vasteras, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vasteras (VST) MAD - VST
  2. Take the train from Västerås Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$190 - $456

Fly to Linkoping, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Linkoping (LPI) MAD - LPI
  2. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$145 - $606

Bus, train  •  40 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
  3. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$208 - $390

Bus via Copenhagen  •  45 h 15 min

  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 602 / ...

$184 - $316

Train, bus  •  47 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Hendaye Hot
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Malmö
  5. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$332 - $552

Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 3 h

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

$249 - $364

Bus Eurolines FR #2  •  2 days 6 h

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

$269 - $396

Drive, train  •  34 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg Ice
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Stockholm

$537 - $803

Drive  •  31 h 7 min

  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€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Stockholm is to fly which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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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 via Paris, Paris and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 15 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 40 h 39 min and costs 170€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min 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 6 h 40 min and costs 80€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 270€ and takes 45 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 1620.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

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

Norwegian Air International, Iberia and 14 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 45 h 15 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Krakow
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Vasteras via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Vasteras via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Vasteras via Bordeaux, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Linkoping via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Linkoping via Bilbao, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Linkoping via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Linkoping via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Skavsta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Madrid to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$20 - $27
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $27
1st Class Refundable
$26 - $40
Train from Västerås Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $19
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$20 - $28
2nd Class Refundable
$20 - $28
1st Class Refundable
$27 - $40
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $30
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $50
1st Class Refundable
$45 - $65
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$18 - $25
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
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
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Västerås Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
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
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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

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Iberia, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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