How to travel from Madrid to Düsseldorf

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from Madrid to Düsseldorf

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Düsseldorf on Dec 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 10:25PMDusseldorf Airport
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10:25PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T433h25 07:50AMDüsseldorf
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10:00PMMadrid33h50 07:50AMDüsseldorf
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04:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 06:55PMDusseldorf Airport
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09:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport19h45 04:55PMDusseldorf Airport
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Travel Information to Düsseldorf from Madrid

distanceDistance897 miles (1447 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $343
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 26 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $343 (€307) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 897 miles (1447 km) between Madrid and Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Düsseldorf.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Düsseldorf

Travel Tips: Travel to Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf.

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

Is international entry into Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf, Germany from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Düsseldorf, 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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Düsseldorf 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 11/17/22. 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 Düsseldorf.

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

The cheapest way to go to Düsseldorf from Madrid is by taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Düsseldorf:

Taking a train is usually $213 (€191) less than taking a bus to Düsseldorf, which costs on average $217 (€194) for the same trip.

A train is generally $340 (€304) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $343 (€307) from Madrid to Düsseldorf.

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

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 26 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Düsseldorf by train can take on average 26 h 50 min.

You should expect to travel around 897 miles (1447 km) between Madrid and Düsseldorf.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Düsseldorf is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Madrid to Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Düsseldorf depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Dusseldorf Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Düsseldorf by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Madrid to Düsseldorf for $217 (€194).
  • Travel with Iberia to go to Düsseldorf by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Madrid to Düsseldorf tickets on Omio for $343 (€307).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf.

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

When planning your trip from Madrid to Düsseldorf, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $217 (€194) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $343 (€307) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Düsseldorf online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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