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from Dortmund to Madrid

You can get from Dortmund to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dortmund to Madrid on 25 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf28h00 13:20Madrid, Estación Sur
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£1131One-way
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09:20Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf28h00 13:20Madrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
£1131One-way

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Travel Information to Madrid from Dortmund

distanceDistance931 miles (1502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
fastestFastest modeCoach • £86 • 27 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 931 miles (1502 km) by coach between Dortmund and Madrid. Flixbus is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Madrid.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Madrid, Spain from Dortmund, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Dortmund, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid if travelling from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 23/07/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Madrid from Dortmund.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Dortmund, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Dortmund, Germany from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Dortmund, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Dortmund from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 23/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Dortmund from Madrid here.

What are my Dortmund to Madrid travel options?

Travel Dortmund to Madrid by coach.

What is the distance from Dortmund to Madrid?

Madrid is approximately 931 miles (1502 km) away from Dortmund.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Dortmund to Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dortmund to Madrid:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Which travel companies can get me from Dortmund to Madrid?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Madrid from Dortmund:

  • You can go to Madrid from Dortmund by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £86 with Flixbus from Dortmund to Madrid on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Madrid from Dortmund?
Looking to extend your trip from Dortmund to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Dortmund to Madrid usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Dortmund to Madrid tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Dortmund to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £86 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Madrid?

Travelling by coach is also the quickest way from Dortmund to Madrid. It takes on average 27 h 35 min   to travel this journey.

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Dortmund
Madrid
Dortmund ZOB
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