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Travel Information between Istanbul and Madrid

distanceDistance1696 miles (2736 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1696 miles (2736 km) by flight from Istanbul to Madrid. Pegasus is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to Madrid.

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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.
Is cross-border travel to Madrid, Spain from Istanbul, Turkey currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Istanbul restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Istanbul?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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 25/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Istanbul to Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Istanbul, Turkey from Madrid, Spain due to COVID-19?

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

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

Reentering Turkey 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 Istanbul from Madrid?

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/09/2021. 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 Istanbul from Madrid here.

How do you get from Istanbul to Madrid?

Travel Istanbul to Madrid by flight.

What is the fastest way from Istanbul to Madrid?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Istanbul to Madrid. It takes on average 4 h 20 min   to travel this journey.

How far is Madrid from Istanbul?

Madrid is approximately 1696 miles (2736 km) away from Istanbul.

Where do I depart from Istanbul? Where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
Who can get me from Istanbul to Madrid?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Istanbul to Madrid with pegasus, and you can find pegasus Istanbul to Madrid tickets for £146 on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Istanbul and Madrid?

Yes, there is a direct route available to Madrid from Istanbul:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Turkish Airlines.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Istanbul and Madrid.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Madrid from Istanbul?
Many of our customers travelling from Istanbul to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your Istanbul and Madrid trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket to Madrid from Istanbul online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Istanbul 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 plane ticket for this journey is on average £146 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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