How to travel from Athens to Madrid

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from Athens to Madrid

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

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To get from Athens to Madrid on Oct 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:55PMAthens International Airport8h00 09:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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02:55PMAthens International Airport8h00 09:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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06:55AMAthens International Airport10h00 03:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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12:45PMAthens International Airport5h25 05:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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02:55PMAthens International Airport8h00 09:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information from Athens to Madrid

distanceDistance1468 miles (2368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $305
fastestFastest modeFlight • $305 (€295) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1468 miles (2368 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Athens and Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are pegasus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Athens to Madrid.

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FAQs

Travel from Athens, Greece to Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Madrid from Athens restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Madrid from Athens closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Athens, Greece from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Athens, Greece from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Greece is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Athens from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Athens, Greece regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Greece must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. 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 Athens from Madrid here.

There are 4 travel options from Athens to Madrid: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Madrid is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train is generally $2 (€2) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $5 (€5) from Athens to Madrid.

Taking a train is usually $302 (€292) less than taking a flight to Madrid, which costs on average $305 (€295) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Athens is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 1468 miles (2368 km) from Athens to Madrid.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Athens to Madrid:

  • Buses most often depart from Athens at Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) and arrive in Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights from Athens to Madrid most often leave from Athens International Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Athens and tend to arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Athens to Madrid:

  • You can take a flight from Athens to Madrid with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for $305 (€295) with pegasus from Athens to Madrid.
Omio customers who travel from Athens to Madrid often also extend their vacation to go to Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Madrid and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Athens to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $5 (€5) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $305 (€295) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Athens 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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