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There are 10 ways to get from Stockholm to Madrid by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly from Stockholm  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Madrid (MAD) ARN - MAD

78€ - 237€

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Train to Vasteras, fly  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
  2. Fly from Vasteras (VST) to Madrid (MAD) VST - MAD

45€ - 167€

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Fly from Stockholm Bromma  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Madrid (MAD) BMA - MAD

147€ - 557€

Train, bus  •  36h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Södra station to København H
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Narbonne Tgv
  5. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

410€ - 653€

Train, bus via Freiburg im Breisgau  •  38h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Södra station to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Freiburg to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

275€ - 530€

Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N32
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid, Madrid 793

163€ - 244€

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Florenc to Karlsruhe 880
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

218€ - 297€

Train, bus #2  •  4 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Södra station to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the bus from Malmö to Rostock, Rostock central bus station N32 / ...
  3. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Essen Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Essen to Madrid

389€ - 545€

Drive, car train  •  36h 54m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Madrid

Drive  •  30h 53m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Madrid 3266.5 km

400€ - 600€

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 460 kr - 1800 kr and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Madrid is to fly which costs 800 kr - 2500 kr and takes 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Madrid, Madrid via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Stockholm and Madrid is 2593 km. The road distance is 3266.5 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Madrid without a car is to train and bus which takes 36h 30m and costs 4200 kr - 7000 kr.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Stockholm to Madrid, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Madrid is to fly which takes 7h 11m and costs 800 kr - 2500 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1600 kr - 2600 kr and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 5m.

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Stockholm to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid, Madrid station.

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  • Distance: 2593 km
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, KLM and 14 other airlines fly from Stockholm to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Madrid via Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 2 days 4h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 410€
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Madrid via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via London Stansted, Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via London Stansted, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via London Stansted, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 750€
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Madrid via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Madrid via Umea, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stockholm to Madrid via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Madrid via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vasteras to Madrid via London Stansted, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
18€ - 23€
2nd Class Ticket
11€ - 14€
Train from Stockholm Södra station to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
50€ - 70€
2nd Class Ticket
60€ - 75€
Train from Stockholm Södra station to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
50€ - 65€
2nd Class Ticket
55€ - 70€
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
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 Narbonne
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
160€ - 190€
1st Class
190€ - 230€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Rostock Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hamburg Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Rostock Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Malmö to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Freiburg to Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
eurolines.de
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
Website
Comati PSG
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Website
Comati PSG
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Essen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220€ - 310€
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Madrid is 3266 km. It takes approximately 30h 53m to drive from Stockholm to Madrid.

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Iberia, Air France, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Stockholm to Madrid bus tickets online with FlixBus, FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4321+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 30 kr - 280 kr.

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