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There are 8 ways to get from Turkey to Madrid by plane, bus, train, night train 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 Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Madrid (MAD) IST - MAD

$88 - $464

Cheapest option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Madrid (MAD) SAW - MAD

$80 - $369

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  47h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$442 - $542

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid 0800

$149 - $231

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid

$159 - $231

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Madrid

$154 - $165

Night train, train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$558 - $762

Drive  •  33h 37m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Madrid 2209.4 miles

$450 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Madrid is to fly which costs 450 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Madrid is to fly which costs 490 ₺ - 2.700 ₺ and takes 7h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Turkey to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Madrid via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Turkey and Madrid is 3288 km. The road distance is 3535 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 47h 50m and costs 2.500 ₺ - 3.100 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7h 51m to get from Turkey to Madrid, including transfers.

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Turkey to Madrid bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Madrid is to fly which takes 7h 51m and costs 490 ₺ - 2.700 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 35m.

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Turkey to Madrid bus services, operated by Ruse Bus, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Turkey to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 2054.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 51m

What companies run services between Turkey and Madrid, Spain?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Madrid via Sofia in around 2 days 4h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $5,500
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Madrid via Algiers
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
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
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
42h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Madrid is 2h behind Turkey. It is currently 12:19 PM in Turkey and 10:19 AM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Madrid is 3535 km. It takes approximately 33h 37m to drive from Turkey to Madrid.

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Iberia, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4069+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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