How to get from Frankfurt to Madrid

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Travel Information to Madrid from Frankfurt

distanceDistance896 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 25 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £33 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 896 miles to Madrid from Frankfurt. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 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 Europa among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Frankfurt to Madrid.

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FAQs

International travel from Frankfurt, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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 28/07/2022; 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 from Frankfurt to Madrid.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt, 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 from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt, 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 from Madrid here.

You can travel to Madrid from Frankfurt 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt to Madrid. Tickets for a train cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train journey is usually £58 less than a journey to Madrid by coach, which costs on average £61 for the same trip.

A train is £31 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt to Madrid costing on average £33.

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt and Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 27 h   of travel time.

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

The distance between Frankfurt and Madrid is around 896 miles.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt to Madrid is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Frankfurt to 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 to Madrid:

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

    • You can travel by coach between Frankfurt and Madrid with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt to Madrid tickets for £61 on Omio.
    • You can travel to Madrid from Frankfurt by flight with Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £33 with Air Europa from Frankfurt to Madrid.
    Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt 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.

    Before travelling from Frankfurt 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 £61 one way on average for this journey.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £33 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £3 one way.

    But we recommend booking Frankfurt 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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