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Travel Information to Frankfurt from Madrid

distanceDistance896 miles (1445 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$79 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $79 (€66) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $79 (€66) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa or Flixbus

Travel 896 miles (1445 km) by flight or bus to Frankfurt from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $79 (€66). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Europa or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Frankfurt.

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Is international travel between Madrid, Spain and Frankfurt, Germany allowed?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Frankfurt, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Frankfurt from Madrid.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Madrid, Spain from Frankfurt, 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 1/16/22. 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 Frankfurt.

How do I travel from Madrid to Frankfurt?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Madrid to Frankfurt. You can take a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Frankfurt?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt from Madrid is by taking a flight, which costs on average $79 (€66).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt:

A flight is generally $16 (€13) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $95 (€79) from Madrid to Frankfurt.

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

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt by bus can take on average 25 h.

How far is it from Madrid to Frankfurt?

The distance from Madrid to Frankfurt is approximately 896 miles (1445 km).

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

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

  • Buses from Madrid to Frankfurt most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Frankfurt, Stuttgarter Straße (Fermomnibusbahnhof).

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Frankfurt?

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

  • Air Europa can take you to Frankfurt by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Madrid to Frankfurt for $79 (€66).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Frankfurt by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Madrid to Frankfurt tickets on Omio for $95 (€79).

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Madrid and Frankfurt ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Frankfurt often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Kyiv. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Frankfurt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Frankfurt and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Madrid to Frankfurt tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $79 (€66) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $95 (€79) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Frankfurt 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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