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Travel Information to Leipzig from Madrid

distanceDistance1073 miles (1731 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $672
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 21 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $672 (€580) • 5 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa Cityline

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 1073 miles (1731 km) to Leipzig from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Leipzig.

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International travel from Madrid, Spain to Leipzig, 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 Leipzig if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Leipzig, 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 1/24/23; 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 Leipzig.

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 1/9/23. 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 Leipzig.

You can travel to Leipzig from Madrid 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Leipzig is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

A train is $131 (€113) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Leipzig costing on average $132 (€114).

A train is $670 (€579) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Leipzig costing on average $672 (€580).

The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Leipzig can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leipzig by bus can take on average 33 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 21 h 48 min.

Leipzig is approximately 1073 miles (1731 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Leipzig is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Leipzig from Madrid 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 Leipzig:

  • Buses mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and tend to arrive in Leipzig.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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

  • You can travel between Madrid and Leipzig by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $132 (€114) with Flixbus from Madrid to Leipzig.
  • You can go to Leipzig from Madrid by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $672 (€580) with Lufthansa Cityline from Madrid to Leipzig on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Leipzig? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Leipzig usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main from Leipzig, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Madrid to Leipzig, 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 $132 (€114) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $672 (€580) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Leipzig 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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