How to travel from Madrid to Aachen

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from Madrid to Aachen

You can get from Madrid to Aachen by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Aachen on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h25 06:55PMBrussels South Charleroi Airport
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06:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h25 08:45AMBrussels Airport
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Travel Information to Aachen from Madrid

distanceDistance854 miles (1378 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $210
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 24 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $210 (€192) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 854 miles (1378 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Madrid to Aachen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Aachen.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Aachen 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 Madrid to Aachen.
FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Aachen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Aachen from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 from Madrid to Aachen.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Aachen, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Aachen?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Aachen here.

You can travel from Madrid to Aachen 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Aachen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Aachen:

Taking a train is about $189 (€172) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $191 (€174) for this journey.

A train is generally $208 (€190) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $210 (€192) from Madrid to Aachen.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Aachen is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 26 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Aachen by train can take on average 24 h 26 min.

You should expect to travel around 854 miles (1378 km) between Madrid and Aachen.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Aachen is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Madrid and Aachen as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Aachen:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Aachen depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Madrid to Aachen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $191 (€174) with Flixbus from Madrid to Aachen.
  • You can travel by plane between Madrid and Aachen with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Madrid to Aachen tickets for $210 (€192) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Aachen don't make Aachen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Aachen are Cologne, Brussels or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aachen to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Madrid to Aachen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $191 (€174) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $210 (€192) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Aachen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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