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from Madrid to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Dortmund on Sep 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur47h00 10:30PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
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11:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur47h00 10:30PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
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Travel Information to Dortmund from Madrid

distanceDistance931 miles (1502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $81 (€65) • 31 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 931 miles (1502 km) between Madrid and Dortmund. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Dortmund.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Dortmund
Travel to Dortmund 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 Dortmund.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Dortmund, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Dortmund from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dortmund, Germany from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Dortmund closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Dortmund, Germany?

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Germany?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain 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 Madrid, Spain was last verified on 9/15/21. 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 Madrid from Dortmund.

What are the ways to get from Madrid to Dortmund?

You can go from Madrid to Dortmund by bus.

What is the quickest way from Madrid to Dortmund?

The fastest way to travel from Madrid to Dortmund is by bus, which requires on average 31 h   of travel time.

How many miles from Madrid to Dortmund would I travel?

The Madrid to Dortmund distance is around 931 miles (1502 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and in Dortmund?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
Who can get me from Madrid to Dortmund?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Dortmund by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Madrid to Dortmund for $81 (€65) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Madrid to Dortmund?
Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Dortmund don't make Dortmund their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dortmund are Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dortmund to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Madrid to Dortmund online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $81 (€65) one way on average for this journey.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid America
Madrid Est. Sur

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín

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