How to get from Cologne to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Cologne to Madrid is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||886 miles (1429 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$119 - $741|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $119 (€107) • 28 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $741 (€665) • 5 h|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Lufthansa|
Take a bus or flight to travel 886 miles (1429 km) from Cologne to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $119 (€107). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Cologne to Madrid.
You can travel by bus or flight for as low as $101 (€90). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Cologne and Madrid.
You can get to Madrid from Cologne 2 different ways: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Madrid is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $119 (€107) compared to other travel options to Madrid:
Taking a bus costs $622 (€558) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $741 (€665) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 5 h compared to other travel options that take longer:
Bus takes 28 h 25 min on average.
Madrid is approximately 886 miles (1429 km) away from Cologne.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Madrid:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Madrid with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Madrid from Cologne.
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