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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid

distanceDistance897 miles (1446 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $863
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 25 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $863 (€830) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Swiss

Travel 897 miles (1446 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 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 BlaBlaCar Bus or Swiss among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

Travel Tips: 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 Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.
FAQs

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid.

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Madrid?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 10/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A train is generally $146 (€141) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $150 (€144) from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

Taking a train is usually $860 (€827) less than taking a flight to Madrid, which costs on average $863 (€830) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 26 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 25 h 48 min   on average.

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is approximately 897 miles (1446 km).

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to 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 Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Madrid by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid for $150 (€144).
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Frankfurt am Main to Madrid tickets on Omio for $863 (€830).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You'll find direct flights with Air Nostrum or Air Europa.

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 between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 $150 (€144) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $863 (€830) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $3 (€3) one way.

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

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