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from Madrid to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Zurich on Dec 7 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h20 10:20AMZurich Airport
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$471One-way
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08:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h20 10:20AMZurich Airport
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$471One-way
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08:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h25 11:10AMZurich Airport
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$471One-way
07:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h25 10:20PMZurich Airport
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$871One-way
03:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h25 06:15PMZurich Airport
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$1011One-way

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Dec 6
$280Brussels Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
$47Air Europa
Wed
Dec 8
$47Air Europa
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Dec 9
$47Air Europa
Fri
Dec 10
$47Air Europa
Sat
Dec 11
$47Iberia
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Dec 12
$47Air Europa
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Dec 13
$47Air Europa
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Dec 14
$47Air Europa
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Dec 15
$47Air Europa
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Dec 16
$41Air Europa
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Dec 17
$47Iberia
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Dec 18
$47Iberia
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Dec 19
$47Iberia
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Dec 20
$47Air Europa
Tue
Dec 21
$41Air Europa
Wed
Dec 22
$61Iberia
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Dec 23
$61Iberia
Fri
Dec 24
$61Iberia
Sat
Dec 25
$47Air Europa
Sun
Dec 26
$65Air Europa

Travel Information from Madrid to Zurich

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $44 (€37) • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia

Take a flight to travel 773 miles (1247 km) to Zurich from Madrid. Iberia is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Zurich.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Zurich from Madrid?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland 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 11/29/21; 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 Zurich from Madrid.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Madrid, Spain from Zurich, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

  • 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

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 12/4/21. 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 Zurich here.

How do I reach Zurich from Madrid?

You can go from Madrid to Zurich by flight.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Zurich?

The fastest way to travel from Madrid to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Zurich would I travel?

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

When traveling between Madrid and Zurich, what are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and Zurich?

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.
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Zurich?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Zurich from Madrid:

  • You can travel to Zurich from Madrid by flight with Iberia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $44 (€37) with Iberia from Madrid to Zurich.
Where should I go next after I travel to Zurich from Madrid?
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 or Munich. 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!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Madrid to Zurich online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $44 (€37) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.