There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Madrid by plane, train, car 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  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Madrid (MAD) MUC - MAD

$67 - $258

6 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$439 - $589

Train, drive  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$364 - $521

Bus Eurolines CH  •  30 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América

$252 - $396

Bus Eurolines DE  •  32 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Karlsruhe N277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$117 - $177

Bus ALSA  •  4 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Madrid

$140 - $220

Drive  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Madrid 1226.6 miles

$250 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Madrid is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Madrid is to fly which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 55€ - 230€.

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The distance between Munich and Madrid is 1484 km. The road distance is 1963 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Munich to Madrid, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 days 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Madrid. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Madrid, Spain?

Lufthansa, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from Munich to Madrid every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Madrid via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 17 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
eurolines.de

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