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There are 8 ways to get from Oberhausen to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Madrid (MAD) DUS - MAD

60€ - 400€

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Madrid (MAD) CGN - MAD

55€ - 450€

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Madrid (MAD) AMS - MAD

76€ - 284€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

58€ - 341€

Train  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

268€ - 536€

Bus  •  29h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Duisburg to Logroño
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Madrid Pamplona to Madrid / ...

136€ - 253€

Bus via Villagonzalo Pedernales  •  30h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Essen to International Interconnection Hub N1153
  2. Take the bus from International Interconnection Hub to Madrid, Madrid N1158

93€ - 130€

Drive  •  16h 58m

  1. Drive from Oberhausen to Madrid 1796.7 km

200€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Oberhausen to Madrid is to bus via Villagonzalo Pedernales which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 30h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Oberhausen to Madrid is to fly which costs 55€ - 400€ and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oberhausen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Oberhausen Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Duisburg Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 5m.

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The distance between Oberhausen and Madrid is 1473 km. The road distance is 1796.7 km.

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The best way to get from Oberhausen to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 17h 5m and costs 260€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Oberhausen to Madrid, including transfers.

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Oberhausen to Madrid train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Duisburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Oberhausen to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs 55€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 550€ and takes 17h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 260€ and takes 29h 5m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Oberhausen to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1473.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

Air Europa, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Oberhausen to Madrid 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oberhausen to Madrid via Duisburg Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 17h 5m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 2700€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 2500€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 2700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 120€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 120€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 120€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 440€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
290€ - 650€
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 750€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 55€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Website
Thalys
Standard
120€ - 170€
Comfort
130€ - 170€
Premium
180€ - 250€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
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 Duisburg to Logroño
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
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 Essen to International Interconnection Hub
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from International Interconnection Hub to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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