How to travel from Madrid to Dortmund

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from Madrid to Dortmund

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

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To get from Madrid to Dortmund on Oct 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:40PMMadrid, Estación Sur28h20 09:00PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
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1591One-way
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03:45PMMadrid, Estación Sur30h45 10:30PMDortmund, ZOB am Hbf
1 transfer
1551One-way

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Travel Information from Madrid to Dortmund

distanceDistance931 miles (1502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $153
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $3 (€3) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $3 (€3) • 6 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 931 miles (1502 km) between Madrid and Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Dortmund.

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Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Dortmund, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Dortmund from Madrid restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 9/29/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Dortmund from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 9/26/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Madrid to Dortmund including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Dortmund from Madrid is by taking a flight with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

A flight is generally $150 (€142) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $153 (€145) from Madrid to Dortmund.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Dortmund, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Madrid to Dortmund is by flight with an average journey time of 6 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 28 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by train can take on average 37 h 21 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Dortmund is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Dortmund from Madrid as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses from Madrid to Dortmund most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Flights mostly leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and tend to arrive in Dortmund Airport.
  • Trains from Madrid to Dortmund most often leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Madrid and Dortmund with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Madrid to Dortmund tickets for $153 (€145) on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with.

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

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Dortmund often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dortmund and these popular destinations at a great price.

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 $153 (€145) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $3 (€3) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $3 (€3) 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.

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