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

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  6h 33m

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

51€ - 220€

Cheapest option

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

43€ - 226€

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Madrid (MAD) BRU - MAD

85€ - 226€

Train  •  18h 22m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

277€ - 531€

Bus  •  30h 7m

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

128€ - 203€

Bus via Villagonzalo Pedernales  •  30h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to International Interconnection Hub N1153
  2. Take the bus from International Interconnection Hub to Madrid N1158

93€ - 113€

Drive  •  16h 42m

  1. Drive from Solingen to Madrid 1785.1 km

190€ - 280€

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The cheapest way to get from Solingen to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 7h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Solingen to Madrid is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Solingen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Solingen Mühlenplatz and arriving at Madrid via Haan, Markt, Düsseldorf and Logroño. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Solingen to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Solingen Gruenewald and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Solingen Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 22m.

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The distance between Solingen and Madrid is 1456 km. The road distance is 1785.1 km.

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The best way to get from Solingen to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18h 22m and costs 270€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Solingen to Madrid, including transfers.

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Solingen to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Solingen to Madrid train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Solingen to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 33m and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270€ - 550€ and takes 18h 22m, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 210€ and takes 30h 7m.

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  • Distance: 1456.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

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

Iberia, Air Europa and seven other airlines fly from Solingen to Madrid every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Solingen to Madrid via Solingen Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona-Sants in around 18h 22m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 120€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 800€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 500€
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 410€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 240€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Düsseldorf to Logroño
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 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 Düsseldorf central bus station to International Interconnection Hub
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from International Interconnection Hub to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Solingen to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Solingen to Madrid is 1785 km. It takes approximately 16h 42m to drive from Solingen to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and five other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Madrid Airport.

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