How to get from Istanbul to Madrid

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Travel Information to Madrid from Istanbul

distanceDistance1696 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £137
fastestFastest modeFlight • £137 • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1696 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Madrid from Istanbul. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are pegasus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Istanbul to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Istanbul to Madrid

Travel to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Istanbul to Madrid.

International travel from Istanbul, Turkey to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Turkey?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 Istanbul to Madrid.

The current restriction level for returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Istanbul, Turkey from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Turkey 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 Istanbul from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. 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 Istanbul from Madrid here.

There are 4 travel options from Istanbul to Madrid: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Istanbul to Madrid, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A train is about £3 less than a coach, which costs on average £5 for this journey.

A train journey is usually £134 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £137 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Istanbul is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

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

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The distance between Istanbul and Madrid is around 1696 miles.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Istanbul to Madrid:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Istanbul, Büyük Otogari and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights mostly depart from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Istanbul to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Pegasus can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with pegasus from Istanbul to Madrid for £137 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Istanbul to Madrid often also extend their holiday to go to Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Madrid and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £5 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £137 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £3 one way.

But we recommend booking Istanbul 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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