There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Sydney by plane, train or bus

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 Madrid to Sydney  •  25h 28m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sydney (SYD) MAD - SYD

$629 - $1,732

3 alternative options

Fly Madrid to Newcastle, train  •  31h 35m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Newcastle (NTL) MAD - NTL
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Central Station

$738 - $2,164

Fly Madrid to Canberra, bus  •  32h 39m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Canberra (CBR) MAD - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney

$758 - $2,194

Train to Barcelona, fly to Sydney  •  26h 52m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sydney (SYD) BCN - SYD

$664 - $2,501

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Sydney is to fly which costs 380€ - 1100€ and takes 25h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Sydney is to fly which costs 380€ - 1100€ and takes 25h 28m.

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The distance between Madrid and Sydney is 17684 km.

It takes approximately 25h 28m to get from Madrid to Sydney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madrid Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 45m and has one stopover.

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Sydney is 8h ahead of Madrid. It is currently 2:22 AM in Madrid and 10:22 AM in Sydney.

Etihad, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2321+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 17684 km
  • Duration: 25h 28m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Emirates, Etihad and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Delhi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Shanghai Pudong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Delhi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Shanghai Pudong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Abu Dhabi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,900
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Shanghai Pudong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Shanghai Pudong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Shanghai Pudong, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Shanghai Pudong, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Delhi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,400
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Delhi
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,300
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hamilton Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
$100 - $130
Promo+
$110 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $65
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70

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