How to travel from Dortmund to Madrid

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Madrid

distanceDistance931 miles (1502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $404
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 26 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $86 (€80) • 28 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa

Travel 931 miles (1502 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Madrid from Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 28 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Madrid.

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International travel from Dortmund, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid if traveling from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain 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 7/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Madrid from Dortmund.

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from Spain is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Madrid restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Dortmund to Madrid including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Madrid is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a train is usually $84 (€78) less than taking a bus to Madrid, which costs on average $86 (€80) for the same trip.

A train is generally $401 (€372) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $404 (€374) from Dortmund to Madrid.

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Dortmund is by bus, which takes on average 28 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 26 h 34 min   on average.

The Dortmund to Madrid distance is around 931 miles (1502 km).

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Madrid is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Dortmund and Madrid as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • You can take a bus from Dortmund to Madrid with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $86 (€80) with Flixbus from Dortmund to Madrid.
  • You can travel by plane between Dortmund and Madrid with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Dortmund to Madrid tickets for $404 (€374) on Omio.
Your trip from Dortmund to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Dortmund to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $86 (€80) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $404 (€374) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Dortmund 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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