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

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Recommended option

Fly to Sydney  •  23h 51m

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

$930 - $5,532

Cheapest option

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  32h 27m

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

$824 - $1,831

2 alternative options

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  32h 7m

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

$954 - $2,199

Fly to Orange, bus  •  34h 12m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Orange (OAG) MAD - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow to Sydney

$1,044 - $2,301

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International entry into Australia from Spain

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Australia, as well as residents from New Zealand

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Conditions of entry into Australia from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
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  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
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No, entry into Australia from Spain is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sydney is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sydney is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Sydney is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

No, returning to Spain from Australia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 16 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Sydney is to fly and train which costs 500€ - 1200€ and takes 32h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Sydney is to fly which costs 600€ - 3600€ and takes 23h 51m.

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The distance between Madrid and Sydney is 17684 km.

It takes approximately 23h 51m 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 21h 5m and has one stopover.

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Sydney is 8h ahead of Madrid. It is currently 6:41 AM in Madrid and 2:41 PM in Sydney.

Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 17684 km
  • Duration: 23h 51m

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

Etihad, Emirates and six other airlines fly from Madrid to Sydney 3 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
33h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Shanghai Pudong, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
33h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Doha, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Perth, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Perth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Shanghai Pudong, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Shanghai Pudong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Istanbul, Soekarno–Hatta, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Jeddah, Soekarno–Hatta, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Doha, Ngurah Rai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Doha, Soekarno–Hatta, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Shanghai Pudong, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
33h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,500
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Shanghai Pudong, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
33h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,500
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Incheon, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Shanghai Pudong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,000
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Hong Kong, Sydney
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Madrid to Newcastle via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Canberra via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $15,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Orange via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
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 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$50 - $80
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Lucknow to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au

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