You can get from Madrid to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Cologne on 23 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||886 miles (1429 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or flight|
|Ticket price range||£54 - £129|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £54 • 28 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £129 • 2 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Lufthansa|
Take a coach or flight to travel 886 miles (1429 km) to Cologne from Madrid. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £54. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Lufthansa among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Cologne.
Travel from Madrid, Spain to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 21/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Partially open.
Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 19/05/2022. 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 Madrid from Cologne here.
There are 2 ways to travel to Cologne from Madrid including taking a coach or flight.
The cheapest way from Madrid to Cologne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £54 compared to other travel options to Cologne:
A coach is about £75 less than a flight, which costs on average £129 for this trip.
The fastest way to get to Cologne from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.
There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 28 h 40 min.
Cologne is approximately 886 miles (1429 km) away from Madrid.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Cologne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip between Madrid and Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Madrid and Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.