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$81 - $310
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $81 (€70) • 26 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $113 (€98) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air Europa or TGV INOUI

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 897 miles (1446 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this route 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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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.

FlixBus
08:00AM27h30
Frankfurt am Main
11:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$1811One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
08:00AM27h30
Frankfurt am Main
11:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$1811One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Lufthansa
01:20PM2h35
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
03:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$4151One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
05:30AM27h25
Frankfurt am Main
08:55AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$1811One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
05:50AM27h05
Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
08:55AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$1821One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
05:30AM26h40
Frankfurt am Main
08:10AMMadrid
$1881One-way
1 transfer
Air France Hop
07:55PM15h30
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
11:25AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2541One-way
1 transfer
Air France Hop
07:05AM8h35
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
03:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2831One-way
1 transfer
Air Serbia
08:20PM13h25
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
09:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2891One-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 France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

        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 travel options to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $81 (€70) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

        Taking a bus costs $32 (€28) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $113 (€98) for the same trip.

        A bus is $229 (€198) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid costing on average $310 (€268).

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

        There are alternative travel options to Madrid that take longer:

        Bus takes 26 h 45 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 25 h 49 min of travel time.

        Madrid is approximately 897 miles (1446 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

        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 route to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main 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 board their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busparkplatz P36) and arrive in 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 catch 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:

        • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or Eurolines Deutschland can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid for $81 (€70) on Omio.
        • Air Europa, Air Nostrum, Lufthansa, Iberia, KLM, Brussels Airlines, Air France, Air Serbia, TAP Portugal, SWISS, Alitalia, Bulgaria Air, KLM Cityhopper or LAER can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Europa from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid for $113 (€98) on Omio.
        • Travel with TGV INOUI, AVE or Deutsche Bahn to go to Madrid by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Madrid tickets on Omio for $310 (€268).

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

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct flight with Air Europa, Air Nostrum or Iberia.
        • Direct services by 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 to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main.

        Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Málaga or Paris, 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!
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