How to travel from Madrid to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from Madrid

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$63 - $389
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $63 (€55) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $63 (€55) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Iberia or Renfe AVE INT

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 773 miles (1247 km) from Madrid to Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa, Iberia or Renfe AVE INT among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Madrid to Zurich.

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from Madrid to Zurich

How to get from Madrid to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Madrid to Zurich is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Air Europa
07:55AM2h15
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
10:10AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$1861One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:10PM37h25
Madrid
10:35AMZurich
$1401One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Air Europa
07:55AM2h15
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
10:10AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$1861One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
08:50PM37h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
10:35AMZurich
$1721One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
11:25PM59h10
Madrid
10:35AMZurich
$1911One-way
3 transfers
Iberia
08:45AM2h20
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
11:05AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$2201One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
10:35PM10h25
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
09:00AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$1791One-way
1 transfer
Vueling
07:35PM13h25
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
09:00AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$1791One-way
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Madrid to Zurich

You can travel by travel to Zurich from Madrid with Air Nostrum, Air France and Air Europa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next travel trip between Madrid and Zurich, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

    Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel from Madrid to Zurich: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Madrid to Zurich

        FAQs: Travel to Zurich 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 Zurich.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Zurich: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Madrid is by taking a flight, which costs on average $63 (€55).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Madrid to Zurich:

        A flight is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Zurich costing on average $64 (€55).

        Taking a flight costs $326 (€281) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $389 (€336).

        The fastest way to get to Zurich from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

        Other travel options to Zurich take longer:

        Getting to Zurich by bus takes 22 h 45 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 25 h 16 min of travel time.

        The distance from Madrid to Zurich is approximately 773 miles (1247 km).

        The average frequency per day from Madrid to Zurich is:

        • 1 bus a day.
        • 1 train a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Madrid and Zurich as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Zurich:

        • Most travelers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
        • Most travelers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Madrid to Zurich:

        • Travel with Alsa, Infobus or FlixBus for buses to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Madrid to Zurich tickets on Omio for $64 (€55).
        • Travel with Iberia, Air Europa, SWISS, LAER, Air Nostrum, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, Air France, Air Baltic, Brussels Airlines, TAP Portugal, Edelweiss Air, easyJet, KLM, Alitalia or Air Dolomiti to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Madrid to Zurich tickets on Omio for $63 (€55).
        • Travel with Renfe AVE INT, SBB or AVE to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find AVE Madrid to Zurich tickets on Omio for $389 (€336).

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Zurich with Alsa with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services to Zurich 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.

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