How to travel from Essen to Madrid

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Travel Information from Essen to Madrid

distanceDistance916 miles (1477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$75 - $483
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $75 (€65) • 27 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€71) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Iberia or SNCF (3)

Travel 916 miles (1477 km) by train, bus or flight from Essen to Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Iberia or SNCF (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Madrid.

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How to get from Essen to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Essen to Madrid is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best trip from Essen to Madrid with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Iberia! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

    Air Europa is Spain's 3rd most popular airline with flights around Europe and the rest of the world and a choice between Economy or Business fares for your travel between Essen and Madrid.

      FAQs: Travel from Essen to Madrid

      FAQs: 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.

      There are 3 options to travel between Essen and Madrid including taking a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Essen to Madrid is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $75 (€65) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

      A bus is $7 (€6) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Essen to Madrid costing on average $82 (€71).

      Taking a bus costs $408 (€353) less than taking a train, which costs on average $483 (€418) for the same trip.

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

      Other travel options to Madrid take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 27 h 35 min of travel time.

      Train takes on average 35 h 17 min.

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

      The average frequency per day from Essen to Madrid is:

      • 2 buses a day.
      • 2 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Essen to Madrid as scheduled services by train, bus or flight 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 who book a train ticket from Essen to Madrid depart from Essen Hbf to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

      The following travel companies offer services from Essen to Madrid:

      • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or Eurolines Deutschland can take you to Madrid by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Essen to Madrid for $75 (€65).
      • Iberia, Lufthansa or Ryanair can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Iberia from Essen to Madrid for $104 (€90) on Omio.
      • SNCF (3) can take you to Madrid by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF (3) from Essen to Madrid for $483 (€418).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Essen to Madrid with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct bus with.
      • Direct flight with.
      • Direct train with.

      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 from Essen to Madrid.

      Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Essen to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Málaga or Paris. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Málaga or Paris from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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