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Bus Information between Cologne and Madrid

distanceDistance886 miles (1429 km)
durationAverage bus duration24 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$103 (€83)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines France or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Cologne to Madrid cover the 886 miles (1429 km) long journey taking on average 24 h 30 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France or Eurolines Germany. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $103 (€83), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $71 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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Buses from Cologne to Madrid
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FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Cologne, Germany to Madrid, Spain?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Madrid, Spain by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/17/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Cologne to Madrid before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Madrid?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Madrid?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 9/17/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Cologne from Madrid.

How much does a cheap bus from Cologne to Madrid cost?
Bus tickets from Cologne to Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $71 (€57)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus between Cologne and Madrid on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Madrid bus price to come in at an average of $103 (€83)  one way.
How many miles is it from Cologne to Madrid by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Cologne by bus to be approximately 886 miles (1429 km).
How long is the bus ride to Madrid from Cologne?
The bus time to Madrid from Cologne is on average 24 h 30 min  for the 886 miles (1429 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Madrid by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Cologne goes to Madrid? What bus station do I come into Madrid from Cologne?

When taking a bus from Cologne, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When you arrive in Madrid, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Köln Hbf   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the departure bus station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival bus station in Madrid located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne.

The most popular arrival bus station, Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Madrid.

What bus providers go from Cologne to Madrid?
For the trip from Cologne to Madrid you can take a bus with Eurolines France or Eurolines Germany. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Cologne and Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest bus from Cologne to Madrid? What time is the last bus from Cologne to Madrid?
You can take the earliest bus from Cologne to Madrid at 10: 50 AM   or take the last bus from Cologne to Madrid leaving at 10: 50 AM. Look for the latest Cologne to Madrid bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How early should I buy Cologne to Madrid bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy the Cologne to Madrid bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $103 (€83). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Cologne and Madrid. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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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