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from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main

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Sep 27
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$202Air Europa
Tue
Sep 28
$112Flixbus
$142Air Nostrum
Wed
Sep 29
$124Flixbus
$125Air Europa
Thu
Sep 30
$118Flixbus
$125Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$106Flixbus
$125Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$130Flixbus
$102Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 3
$118Flixbus
$150Air Europa
Mon
Oct 4
$86Flixbus
$150Air Europa
Tue
Oct 5
$81Flixbus
$30Air Europa
Wed
Oct 6
$93Flixbus
$30Air Europa
Thu
Oct 7
$106Flixbus
$55Air Europa
Fri
Oct 8
$93Flixbus
$150Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$87Flixbus
$125Air Europa
Sun
Oct 10
$106Flixbus
$125Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$81Flixbus
$30Air Europa
Tue
Oct 12
$81Flixbus
$30Air Europa
Wed
Oct 13
$81Flixbus
$30Air Europa
Thu
Oct 14
$87Flixbus
$30Air Europa
Fri
Oct 15
$86Flixbus
$47Iberia
Sat
Oct 16
$81Flixbus
$91Air Nostrum

Travel Information between Madrid and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance897 miles (1446 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$114 - $125
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $114 (€91) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $114 (€91) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Travel 897 miles (1446 km) by bus or flight between Madrid and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $114 (€91). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Madrid, Spain currently allowed?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Frankfurt am Main, 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 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Madrid, Spain from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Frankfurt am Main?

  • 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

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 9/25/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main here.

How do I go from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to go from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to travel to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid is by taking a flight with an average price of $114 (€91).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A flight is $11 (€9) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $125 (€100).

What is the quickest way to get from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 27 h 30 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main would I travel?

The distance is approximately 897 miles (1446 km) from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main.

How many services a day are there to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Buses mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Flights mostly leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main for $125 (€100).
  • Air Europa can take you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main for $114 (€91).
Is there a direct service between Madrid and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Frankfurt am Main with.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main don't make Frankfurt am Main their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Frankfurt am Main are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Madrid online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $125 (€100) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $114 (€91) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Frankfurt am Main
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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WC

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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