How to travel from Madrid to Hamburg

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from Madrid to Hamburg

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

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

09:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport5h10 02:45PMHamburg Airport
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09:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport14h50 12:00PMHamburg Airport
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02:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport21h05 12:00PMHamburg Airport
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Travel Information between Madrid and Hamburg

distanceDistance1109 miles (1788 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $374
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 32 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $374 (€360) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa

Travel 1109 miles (1788 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Hamburg from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.
FAQs

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, 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 11/6/22; 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 from Madrid to Hamburg.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Hamburg, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Hamburg?

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. 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 Hamburg here.

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Hamburg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Hamburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is generally $70 (€68) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $73 (€70) from Madrid to Hamburg.

Taking a train is about $372 (€358) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $374 (€360) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 36 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 32 h 44 min.

Hamburg is approximately 1109 miles (1788 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Hamburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Madrid and Hamburg 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 from Madrid to Hamburg:

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Flights most often depart from Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Hamburg with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $374 (€360) with Lufthansa from Madrid to Hamburg.

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with.

Direct services to Hamburg 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.

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $73 (€70) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $374 (€360) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Hamburg 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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