There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Madrid by plane, train, bus 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 Salzburg  •  7 h 14 min

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

$115 - $280

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Train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 15 min

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

$99 - $305

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Train  •  20 h 18 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

Train, bus  •  41 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf. to Brescia En
  2. Take the bus from Brescia Autostazione to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$152 - $236

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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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 18 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 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 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 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 33 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 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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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 977.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

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

British Airways, easyJet and 10 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 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 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
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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
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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
$70 - $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
Once daily
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 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf. to Brescia
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$70 - $90
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

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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, British Airways and five 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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There are 3655+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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