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There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Salzburg  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Madrid (MAD) SZG - MAD

$115 - $280

Cheapest option

Train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Madrid (MAD) MUC - MAD

$86 - $292

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Train  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$394 - $539

Bus  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Zürich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América

$158 - $245

Night bus, bus  •  38 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Verona N468
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Madrid

$92 - $156

Train, drive  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams Rj
  2. Drive from Landeck-Zams to Madrid

$256 - $376

Drive  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Madrid 1314.9 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Madrid is to fly which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Madrid Avenida de América via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via München Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 21 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Madrid is 1564 km. The road distance is 2103.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 20 h 21 min and costs 340€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Salzburg to Madrid, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Madrid train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Madrid is to fly which takes 7 h 22 min and costs 100€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340€ - 470€ and takes 20 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 220€ and takes 33 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 977.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Madrid, Spain?

easyJet, Ryanair and 11 other airlines fly from Salzburg to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Madrid via München Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 20 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Zürich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Verona
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Verona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Salzburg to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Madrid Avenida de América station.

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Salzburg to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Madrid is 2104 km. It takes approximately 19 h 57 min to drive from Salzburg to Madrid.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Cairo Aviation and eight other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Madrid train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and four other operators.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 180 bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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