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from Dresden to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dresden to Madrid on Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:35AMDresden6h10 12:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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01:15PMDresden10h20 11:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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10:45AMDresden12h40 11:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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06:35AMDresden16h50 11:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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01:15PMDresden22h00 11:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$540Lufthansa Cityline
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$210Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Dresden to Madrid

distanceDistance1109 miles (1789 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$96 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $96 (€79) • 32 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $178 (€147) • 5 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 1109 miles (1789 km) to Madrid from Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $96 (€79). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dresden to Madrid.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden to Madrid

Travel to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dresden to Madrid.

What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Dresden and Madrid?

International travel from Dresden, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

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

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

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 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 1/20/22; 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 from Dresden to Madrid.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Dresden, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel to Dresden, Germany from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Dresden, Germany was last verified on 1/19/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dresden from Madrid.

How do I get from Dresden to Madrid?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Dresden to Madrid. You can take a flight or bus.

How do I get from Dresden to Madrid the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Dresden to Madrid is by taking a bus with an average price of $96 (€79).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a bus is about $82 (€68) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $178 (€147) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel between Dresden and Madrid?

The fastest way from Dresden to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 5 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 32 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is Madrid from Dresden?

The distance from Dresden to Madrid is approximately 1109 miles (1789 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Dresden and in Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dresden to Madrid:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Dresden and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dresden to Madrid?

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

  • You can go to Madrid from Dresden by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $178 (€147) with Lufthansa from Dresden to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Dresden to Madrid with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $96 (€79) with Flixbus from Dresden to Madrid.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Dresden to Madrid?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Dresden to Madrid often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dresden and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets between Dresden and Madrid online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dresden to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $178 (€147) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $96 (€79) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dresden to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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