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The cheapest flights from Cologne to Madrid

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Cheapest

$596

Average

$716

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cologne to Madrid will cost around $ 716 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 596.

Cheapest
03:15PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h15 07:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$5961One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:45PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h25 10:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$6501One-way
12:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h50 05:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$9011One-way

Flight schedule from Cologne to Madrid

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12:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h50 05:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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03:15PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h15 07:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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05:45PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h25 10:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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Fri
May 27
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$596Eurowings
Sat
May 28
$153Flixbus
$423Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
May 29
$190Flixbus
$351Air Dolomiti
Mon
May 30
$144Flixbus
$423Air Dolomiti
Tue
May 31
$107Flixbus
$364Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 1
$110Flixbus
$248Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 2
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$486Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 3
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$941Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 4
$108Flixbus
$486Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jun 5
$133Flixbus
$386Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 6
$121Flixbus
$304Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 7
$108Flixbus
$265Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 8
$110Flixbus
$270Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 9
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$300Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 10
$69Flixbus
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Sat
Jun 11
$108Flixbus
$206Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jun 12
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$305Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jun 13
$110Flixbus
$250Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 14
$95Flixbus
$198Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 15
$95Flixbus
$423Lufthansa

The fastest flights from Cologne to Madrid

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

4 h 30 m

Flights per day

3

Distance

1430 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Madrid without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:15PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h15 07:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport
1 changes
$5961One-way
2nd Fastest
05:45PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h25 10:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport
1 changes
$6501One-way
12:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport4h50 05:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
1 changes
$9011One-way

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Overview: Cologne to Madrid flight

distanceDistance886 miles (1429 km)
durationAverage flight duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$455 (€400)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesair leisure, Lufthansa Cityline, Turkish Airlines, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Swiss, Malta Air, Ryanair or Air Dolomiti

Flights from Cologne to Madrid cover the 886 miles (1429 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like air leisure, Lufthansa Cityline, Turkish Airlines, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Swiss, Malta Air, Ryanair or Air Dolomiti. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $455 (€400), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $248 (€219). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.

Airlines: Lufthansa, SWISS and Ryanair flights from Cologne to Madrid

Lufthansa, SWISS and Ryanair flights will get you to Madrid from Cologne from $248 (€219). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

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Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a plane and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair plane ticket between Cologne and Madrid includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Ryanair when booking your flight tickets from Cologne to Madrid due to the coronavirus:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Flights from Cologne to Madrid

    Direct flights from Cologne to Madrid offer the fastest option for travelers heading to the Spanish capital on a leisure break or business trip from Germany. A budget airline offers direct connections to Madrid four days a week, while there are numerous daily indirect flights from Cologne requiring one change in transit. Direct flight times are around two hours and 40 minutes while indirect connections take substantially longer.

    Which airlines fly from Cologne to Madrid?

    Budget airline Ryanair offers direct flights to Madrid from Cologne/Bonn airport four days a week. Indirect connections to the Spanish city, requiring one change en route, use a range of airlines including Lufthansa flights via Munich, Swiss Air services via Zurich, and Blue Air flights via Bucharest.

    How long is the flight from Cologne to Madrid?

    Ryanair budget flights from Cologne/Bonn to Madrid are the fastest option for the 882-mile journey south-west to the Spanish capital, taking two hours and 40 minutes to complete the trip. The fastest indirect connection to Madrid is the Lufthansa service via Munich, which takes four hours and 30 minutes, but some indirect routes take more than six hours to reach Madrid.

    How many flights are there from Cologne to Madrid?

    The Ryanair budget flight schedule offers a daily flight to Madrid from Cologne/Bonn on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with a late afternoon take off time. Indirect connections offer 16-18 daily departures from Cologne with departure times from early morning to early evening.

    What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Cologne to Madrid?

    Departure airport: Cologne/Bonn Airport is eight miles south-east of the city center, with frequent train connections on S-Bahn lines S13 and S19 and Regional trains RE6 and RE8, taking around 15 minutes. The airport has short and long stay parking lots, business lounges, free WiFi, duty-free stores and a wide selection of international restaurants.

    Arrival airport: Madrid Barajas Airport is situated about 10 miles north-east of Madrid city center, with regular public transport links downtown on Metro line 8 and Cercanias C1 and C10 local trains, taking around 20 minutes. Passenger facilities include Castilian souvenir stores, tapas bars, fast-food restaurants, car rental desks, and free Wifi.

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    FAQs

    Am I allowed to travel by plane from Cologne, Germany to Madrid, Spain?

    Travel between Cologne, Germany and Madrid, Spain by plane 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:

    • 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 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 5/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Madrid from Cologne before traveling.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return 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:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    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 5/24/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Cologne from Madrid.

    What is the price of the cheapest flight from Cologne to Madrid?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Madrid flights for as little as $248 (€219)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a plane ticket between Cologne and Madrid?

    If you are looking to buy your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Madrid flight to cost on average $455 (€400)  one way.

    What is the distance to Madrid from Cologne by plane?

    You should expect to travel around 886 miles (1429 km)  to Madrid from Cologne by plane.

    What is the Cologne to Madrid flight travel time?

    The Cologne to Madrid flight duration is on average 4 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 886 miles (1429 km) between Cologne and Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What airport in Cologne does the flight to Madrid leave from? Which airport do I fly into Madrid from Cologne?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Cologne/Bonn Airport   to Madrid Barajas Airport   most frequently.

    Where is the Cologne airport located? Where is the Madrid airport located?

    The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Cologne/Bonn Airport, is located 8.2 miles (13.3 km) from the city center of Cologne.

    The most popular arrival airport, Madrid Barajas Airport, is located 9.9 miles (15.9 km) away from the city center of Madrid. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Madrid Barajas Airport to the city center in Madrid.

    Which airlines should I travel with from Cologne to Madrid?

    For the best Cologne to Madrid flight to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with air leisure, Lufthansa Cityline, Turkish Airlines, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Swiss, Malta Air, Ryanair or Air Dolomiti. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services to Madrid from Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

    When can I take the first flight from Cologne to Madrid? When can I take the last flight for the day?

    You can take the first flight from Cologne to Madrid at 5: 10 AM. The last flight from Cologne to Madrid that you can take departs at 4: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest flight from Cologne to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How far in advance should I buy a plane ticket from Cologne to Madrid to get the best deals?

    If you purchase a plane ticket from Cologne to Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $455 (€400) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets between Cologne and Madrid are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.