How to travel from Madrid to Munich

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from Madrid to Munich

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

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To get from Madrid to Munich on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:10PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 06:50PMMunich Airport
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10:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport10h50 09:10AMMunich Airport
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03:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 06:10PMMunich Airport
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07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h35 09:45AMMunich Airport
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03:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h35 05:35PMMunich Airport
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Travel Information to Munich from Madrid

distanceDistance920 miles (1484 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $266
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 42 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $266 (€243) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Air Europa

Travel 920 miles (1484 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Munich from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 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 trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Munich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Munich

Travel Tips: Travel to Munich 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 Munich.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Munich, 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 to Munich from Madrid.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Munich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Munich?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Madrid and Munich 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Munich is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Munich:

A train is generally $204 (€186) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $207 (€189) from Madrid to Munich.

Taking a train is about $263 (€240) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $266 (€243) for this journey.

The fastest way from Madrid to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 30 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Munich by train can take on average 42 h 33 min.

You should expect to travel around 920 miles (1484 km) between Madrid and Munich.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Munich is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Madrid to Munich depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to München Hbf.

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

  • You can travel to Munich from Madrid by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $207 (€189) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Madrid to Munich.
  • You can travel from Madrid to Munich by flight with Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $266 (€243) with Air Europa from Madrid to Munich.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Air Nostrum, Lufthansa, Air Europa or Iberia.

Direct services to Munich 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 route.

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $207 (€189) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $266 (€243) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Munich 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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