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from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid on Dec 9 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:10AMFrankfurt am Main Airport2h35 12:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1641One-way
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05:20AMFrankfurt am Main28h30 09:50AMMadrid
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$1081One-way
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01:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport2h35 03:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1641One-way
08:50PMFrankfurt am Main Airport2h35 11:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1641One-way
07:05PMFrankfurt am Main Airport2h50 09:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1931One-way

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Wed
Dec 8
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$163Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 9
$108Eurolines Germany
$164Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
$132Flixbus
$86Air Nostrum
Sat
Dec 11
$108Eurolines Germany
$134Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 12
$113Flixbus
$179Brussels Airlines
Mon
Dec 13
$113Flixbus
$140Air Nostrum
Tue
Dec 14
$108Flixbus
$126ITA
Wed
Dec 15
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$153Air Nostrum
Thu
Dec 16
$108Eurolines Germany
$171ITA
Fri
Dec 17
$121BlaBlaCar Bus
$171ITA
Sat
Dec 18
$108Eurolines Germany
$171ITA
Sun
Dec 19
$126BlaBlaCar Bus
$171ITA
Mon
Dec 20
$131BlaBlaCar Bus
$237HOP!
Tue
Dec 21
$108Eurolines Germany
$223HOP!
Wed
Dec 22
$155Flixbus
$315HOP!
Thu
Dec 23
$108Eurolines Germany
$267ITA
Fri
Dec 24
$143Flixbus
$234ITA
Sat
Dec 25
$108Eurolines Germany
$234ITA
Sun
Dec 26
$167Flixbus
$234ITA
Mon
Dec 27
$131BlaBlaCar Bus
$223HOP!
Tue
Dec 28
$108Eurolines Germany
$267KLM

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid

distanceDistance897 miles (1446 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$96 - $121
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $96 (€80) • 26 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $121 (€101) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 897 miles (1446 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $96 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Europa or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I’m coming from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 12/8/21; 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 Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Madrid, Spain due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, 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 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 12/7/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Madrid.

How do I reach Madrid from Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid?

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $96 (€80).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a bus is about $25 (€21) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $121 (€101) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 26 h 30 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid?

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

Where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main? Where do I arrive in Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Which travel operators can get me to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid with Air Europa. Cheap tickets can be found for $121 (€101) with Air Europa from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.
  • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $96 (€80) with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.
Is there a direct service to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can take a direct bus with.

Direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid?
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid often also extend their vacation to go to Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Madrid and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Frankfurt am Main to Madrid tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $121 (€101) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $96 (€80) 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.