How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

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from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30Frankfurt am Main Airport2h50 09:20Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1611One-way
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07:25Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 226h30 09:55Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£1291One-way
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12:10Frankfurt am Main Airport2h50 15:00Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1921One-way
19:05Frankfurt am Main Airport2h50 21:55Madrid Barajas Airport
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£2581One-way
18:30Frankfurt am Main Airport15h05 09:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1801One-way

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid

distanceDistance897 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £91
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 25 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £91 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Nostrum

Travel 897 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air Nostrum among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

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FAQs

Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry Requirements:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 08/08/2022. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Madrid here.

There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train journey is usually £68 less than a journey to Madrid by coach, which costs on average £70 for the same trip.

A train is about £88 less than a flight, which costs on average £91 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 26 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 25 h 48 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 897 miles from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

  • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £70 with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.
  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid with Air Nostrum. Cheap tickets can be found for £91 with Air Nostrum from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Madrid with.
  • You can find a direct flight to Madrid with Air Nostrum or Air Europa.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £70 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £91 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £3 one way on average for this route.

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

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