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There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Munich  •  5h 49m

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

€42 - €169

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Madrid (MAD) STR - MAD

€96 - €287

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Madrid (MAD) ZRH - MAD

€57 - €155

Train to Innsbruck, fly  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Madrid (MAD) INN - MAD

€146 - €314

Train  •  20h 12m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon 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

€279 - €423

Bus  •  30h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Barcelona N728
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4

€113 - €146

Drive  •  18h 21m

  1. Drive from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station 1955.9 km

€210 - €320

Germany → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Germany

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, India and Namibia
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Chamartín Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Spain.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly, which costs €40 - €170 and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €40 - €170 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 and arriving at Chamartin via Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 12m.

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The distance between Munich and Madrid Chamartín Station is 1479 km. The road distance is 1955.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 20h 12m and costs €270 - €430.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 5h 49m and costs €40 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €430 and takes 20h 12m, you could also bus, which costs €110 - €150 and takes 30h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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  • Distance: 1479.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

Lufthansa, Air Europa and seven other airlines fly from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station via Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Atocha in around 20h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €490
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €120
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €220
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via Bristol
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via London Luton, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€180 - €410
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
Railjet
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
Train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Barcelona to Madrid - Barajas Airport T4
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station is 1956 km. It takes approximately 18h 21m to drive from Munich to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Madrid Airport.

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