How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

distanceDistance897 miles (1446 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$91 - $302
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $91 (€80) • 25 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $98 (€86) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air Europa or TGV INOUI

Travel 897 miles (1446 km) by train, bus or flight from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air Europa or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

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from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid

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

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bus

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

BlaBlaCar Bus
07:00AM26h45
Frankfurt am Main
09:45AMMadrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
$981One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
07:00AM26h45
Frankfurt am Main
09:45AMMadrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
$981One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Lufthansa
08:50PM2h35
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
11:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2431One-way
0 transfers
Other options
BlaBlaCar Bus
12:00PM27h20
Frankfurt am Main
03:20PMMadrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
$981One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
08:00AM27h30
Frankfurt am Main
11:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$1681One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
05:50AM27h05
Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
08:55AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$1741One-way
1 transfer
KLM Cityhopper
07:20PM14h15
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
09:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$3021One-way
1 transfer
Air Serbia
09:50AM7h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
05:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$3341One-way
1 transfer
Air Serbia
08:20PM13h25
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
09:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$3341One-way
1 transfer

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You can travel by travel to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main with SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Air France. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Enjoy a quick and easy journey on a travel to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main with AVE, the high-speed travel from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company and official travel partner of Omio. Search all AVE travel schedules and tickets on Omio to find the best deals for a travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid covering the 897 miles (1446 km) distance. Look out for ticket options like Promo, Promo +, and Flexible to find the most convenient Frankfurt am Main to Madrid travel ride for you. Renfe AVE even offers discount cards for regular customers, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, which can be used when buying AVE tickets on Omio.

Renfe covers around 9,300 miles (15, 000 km) between national and international routes, among which are its AVE routes that connect the main cities of Spain. AVE travel are well-known among travelers for providing ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience. Their travel are the most popular of Renfe’s fleet due to their high speeds reaching up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. They are also popular with travelers due to their premium services onboard, such as a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and entertainment.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      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 Frankfurt am Main and Madrid.

        FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.
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        There are 3 options to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is a bus with an average price of $91 (€80).

        This is compared to other travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

        A bus is $7 (€6) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $98 (€86) from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid.

        A bus is $210 (€184) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid costing on average $302 (€264).

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

        There are alternative travel options to Madrid that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 25 h 45 min.

        Train takes on average 25 h 49 min.

        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:

        • 1 train a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and 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 Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

        • Most travelers take a bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busbahnhof) to Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses.
        • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
        • Most travelers board their train from Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

        The following travel companies offer services from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or Eurolines Deutschland to go to Madrid by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Frankfurt am Main to Madrid tickets on Omio for $91 (€80).
        • Travel with Air Europa, Air Nostrum, Lufthansa, Iberia, KLM, Brussels Airlines, Air France, Air Serbia, TAP Portugal, SWISS, Bulgaria Air, LAER, KLM Cityhopper or Alitalia to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Frankfurt am Main to Madrid tickets on Omio for $98 (€86).
        • Travel with TGV INOUI, AVE or Deutsche Bahn for trains to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Madrid tickets on Omio for $302 (€264).

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

        • Direct services by bus with.
        • Direct services by plane with Air Europa, Lufthansa or Iberia.
        • Take a 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 Frankfurt am Main to 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, Seville, Málaga or Paris. 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!
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