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from Madrid to Zurich

You can get from Madrid to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Zurich on 23 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:55Madrid Barajas Airport2h10 10:05Zurich Airport
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20:10Madrid Barajas Airport2h20 22:30Zurich Airport
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08:40Madrid Barajas Airport2h25 11:05Zurich Airport
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16:30Madrid Barajas Airport2h25 18:55Zurich Airport
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13:45Madrid Barajas Airport2h15 16:00Zurich Airport
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22 Sep
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£63Air Europa
25 Sep
£45Air Europa
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£45Air Europa
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£35Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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£35Air Europa
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£45Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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£77Air Europa
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£45Air Europa
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£27Air Europa
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Travel Information from Madrid to Zurich

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £33 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia

Take a flight to travel 773 miles (1247 km) to Zurich from Madrid. Iberia is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Zurich.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Zurich
Travel to Zurich 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 Madrid to Zurich.
Is international travel between Madrid, Spain and Zurich, Switzerland allowed?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland 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 20/09/2021; 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 Madrid to Zurich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Madrid, Spain from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 22/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Madrid to Zurich?

Getting from Madrid to Zurich includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Zurich?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Zurich with an average travel time for this route around 2 h 10 min.

How many miles are between Madrid and Zurich

The distance from Madrid to Zurich is approximately 773 miles (1247 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and in Zurich?

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

  • Flights from Madrid to Zurich most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Madrid to Zurich?

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

  • Iberia can take you to Zurich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Iberia from Madrid to Zurich for £33.
Where should I go next after I travel between Madrid and Zurich?
Your journey from Madrid to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your Madrid to Zurich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!
How early should I buy Madrid to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Zurich, 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 plane ticket for this trip is on average £33 one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid America
Madrid Est. Sur

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín