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There are 9 ways to get from Moscow to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night train 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 from Moscow Domodedovo  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Madrid (MAD) DME - MAD

87€ - 320€

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Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Madrid (MAD) SVO - MAD

102€ - 364€

Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Madrid (MAD) VKO - MAD

149€ - 561€

Train, bus  •  42h 10m

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kiev Pass D
  2. Take the bus from Kiev to Gerona/Girona
  3. Take the train from Gerona to Barcelona-Sants Avn / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

211€ - 340€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Zhitomir
  2. Take the bus from Zhitomir to Madrid Estacion Sur

205€ - 296€

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

231€ - 276€

Night train, train via Berlin  •  42h 31m

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Duesseldorf Flughafen Ice
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

561€ - 733€

Night train, train  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Nice Ville R
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

349€ - 551€

Drive  •  40h 28m

  1. Drive from Moscow to Madrid 2562.1 miles

420€ - 650€

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Madrid is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 24000 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Madrid is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 24000 and takes 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Moscow station to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Kitay-Gorod station and arriving at Madrid via Moscow Sheremetyevo and Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaja and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Düsseldorf Flughafen, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 31m.

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The distance between Moscow and Madrid is 3440 km. The road distance is 4099.4 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Madrid without a car is to train and bus which takes 42h 10m and costs RUB 15000 - RUB 26000.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Moscow to Madrid, including transfers.

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Moscow to Madrid bus services, operated by Mr Trans, depart from Moscow Sheremetyevo station.

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Moscow to Madrid train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Madrid is to fly which takes 8h 25m and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 24000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 15000 - RUB 23000 and takes 2 days 2h.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 2150.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Moscow to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Moscow to Madrid via Moscow Central Bus Terminal and Zhitomir in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Madrid via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 900€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 950€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Madrid via Budapest
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Madrid via Genoa
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Madrid via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Train operators
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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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Gerona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
renfe.com
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Gerona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
renfe.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200€ - 320€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 170€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
130€ - 170€
1st Class
180€ - 250€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
170€ - 200€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
230€ - 340€
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 180€
1st Class
190€ - 290€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Kiev to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 190€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zhitomir to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 220€
Website
alsa.com
KarpatExpress
Website
karpatexpres.com
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Zhitomir
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Schedules at
karpatexpres.com
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
145€
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 5m.

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Moscow to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Madrid station.

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Madrid is 1h behind Moscow. It is currently 7:43 PM in Moscow and 6:43 PM in Madrid.

Moscow to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Madrid is 4099 km. It takes approximately 40h 28m to drive from Moscow to Madrid.

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British Airways, Iberia, LOT and six other airlines offer flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4059+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Domodedovo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 44m and costs RUB 110 - RUB 500.

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