How to travel from Düsseldorf to Madrid

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from Düsseldorf to Madrid

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

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To get from Düsseldorf to Madrid on Oct 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35PMDusseldorf Airport12h40 09:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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08:35PMDusseldorf Airport12h40 09:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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04:50PMDusseldorf Airport6h20 11:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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03:00PMDusseldorf Airport4h30 07:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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05:40PMDusseldorf Airport6h40 12:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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3671One-way

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Travel Information from Düsseldorf to Madrid

distanceDistance897 miles (1447 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $176
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 29 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $176 (€169) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia

Travel 897 miles (1447 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Düsseldorf to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Madrid.

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FAQs

International travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 9/26/22; 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 between Düsseldorf and Madrid.

The current restriction level for returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Düsseldorf, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Germany 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 Düsseldorf from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/2/22. 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 Düsseldorf from Madrid here.

There are 4 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Madrid: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Madrid is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a train is about $147 (€142) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $151 (€145) for this trip.

Taking a train is about $173 (€166) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $176 (€169) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Düsseldorf is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 25 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 29 h 36 min.

You should expect to travel around 897 miles (1447 km) between Düsseldorf and Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Madrid is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Madrid:

  • Buses mostly leave from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights from Düsseldorf to Madrid most often leave from Dusseldorf Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains from Düsseldorf to Madrid most often leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Düsseldorf to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Madrid by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Düsseldorf to Madrid tickets on Omio for $151 (€145).
  • Travel with Iberia to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Düsseldorf to Madrid tickets on Omio for $176 (€169).
Looking to extend your trip from Düsseldorf to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Düsseldorf to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $151 (€145) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $176 (€169) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.

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

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