How to travel from Essen to Madrid

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Travel Information to Madrid from Essen

distanceDistance916 miles (1477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $149
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 28 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $149 (€138) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Iberia

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 916 miles (1477 km) to Madrid from Essen. 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 $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen 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 Essen to Madrid.

Travel from Essen, Germany to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Essen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

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

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 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Essen and Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Essen, Germany from Spain is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 Essen, Germany was last verified on 8/8/22. 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 Essen from Madrid.

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

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Essen is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A train is $99 (€92) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Essen to Madrid costing on average $101 (€94).

A train is $147 (€136) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Essen to Madrid costing on average $149 (€138).

The fastest way from Essen to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 27 h   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 28 h 33 min.

The Essen to Madrid distance is around 916 miles (1477 km).

The average frequency per day from Essen to Madrid is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Essen 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 when traveling from Essen to Madrid:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Essen to Madrid depart from Essen Hbf to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Essen to Madrid for $101 (€94) on Omio.
  • Iberia can take you to Madrid by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Iberia from Essen to Madrid for $149 (€138).
Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Essen 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 is costing on average $101 (€94) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $149 (€138) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Essen 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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