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

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Recommended option

Fly from Istanbul  •  5h 38m

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

93€ - 471€

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Fly from Konya  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Konya (KYA) to Madrid (MAD) KYA - MAD

68€ - 210€

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Fly from Antalya  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Antalya (AYT) to Madrid (MAD) AYT - MAD

109€ - 151€

Fly from Izmir  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Madrid (MAD) ADB - MAD

86€ - 191€

Bus, train  •  41h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

Bus  •  2 days 5h

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

110€ - 169€

Bus via Madrid  •  2 days 11h

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

140€ - 179€

Night train, train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  6. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

313€ - 510€

Bus #2  •  2 days 15h

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

122€ - 125€

Drive  •  33h 13m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Madrid 3520.9 km

370€ - 550€

Turkey → Spain
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No, entry into Spain from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid is 1.5 metres.

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No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Spain.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Madrid is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Madrid is to fly which costs 800 ₺ - 4.100 ₺ and takes 5h 38m.

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The distance between Turkey and Madrid is 3288 km. The road distance is 3520.9 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 41h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Turkey to Madrid, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 38m and costs 800 ₺ - 4.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 950 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 2 days 5h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 20m.

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Madrid is 1h behind Turkey. It is currently 2:53 PM in Turkey and 1:53 PM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Madrid is 3521 km. It takes approximately 33h 13m to drive from Turkey to Madrid.

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Royal Air Maroc, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Madrid Airport.

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  • Distance: 3287.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Turkey and Madrid, Spain?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Istanbul to Madrid 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Madrid via Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, and Sofia in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Antalya to Madrid via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
219€ - 222€
Flights from Konya to Madrid via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Izmir to Madrid via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 700€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Antalya to Madrid via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€
Flights from Konya to Madrid via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
Flights from Izmir to Madrid via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Izmir to Madrid via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 1000€
Flights from Antalya to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Izmir to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 280€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Antalya to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
219€ - 222€
Flights from Konya to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Konya to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Antalya to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 200€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Izmir to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
37€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
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€
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
15€ - 18€
1st Class
18€ - 23€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Mannheim Hbf to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 180€
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
30€ - 45€
Private Shuttle
85€ - 130€
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 Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 260€
Website
alsa.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
MetroTurizm
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
100€ - 150€
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Schedules at
matpu.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Website
Yubim
Burgas Bus
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
113€
Schedules at
dary.bg

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