How to travel from Zurich to Madrid

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Travel Information between Zurich and Madrid

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range- $86
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $64 (€55) • 23 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $86 (€75) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Iberia or Renfe AVE INT

Travel 773 miles (1247 km) by bus or flight from Zurich to Madrid. 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 Zurich to Madrid.

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from Zurich to Madrid

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

Our recommendation
flight

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

Iberia
07:30AM2h25
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
09:55AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2051One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
05:20PM38h50
Zurich
08:10AMMadrid
$1591One-way
3 transfers
Fastest
Iberia
07:30AM2h25
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
09:55AMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2051One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:34AM16h21
Zürich Hbf
11:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
$3771One-way
3 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:34AM16h21
Zürich Hbf
11:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
$3861One-way
3 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:34AM16h06
Zürich Hbf
11:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
$4191One-way
3 transfers
FlixBus
05:20PM41h05
Zurich
10:25AMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$3021One-way
2 transfers
Iberia
07:40PM2h25
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
10:05PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2051One-way
0 transfers
Iberia
11:50AM2h25
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
02:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2311One-way
0 transfers
Air Europa
06:30PM2h25
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
08:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
$2281One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best journey between Zurich and Madrid with KLM, Air Europa and Air France. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Zurich and Madrid and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

      FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Madrid

      FAQs: Travel to Madrid 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 Zurich to Madrid.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options between Zurich and Madrid. You can take a bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Madrid is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $64 (€55) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

      A bus is $23 (€20) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Madrid costing on average $86 (€75).

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of ().

      The fastest way from Zurich to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Madrid that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 23 h 10 min of travel time.

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

      The average frequency per day from Zurich to Madrid is:

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

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

        • Flights most often depart from Zurich at Zurich Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
        • Trains mostly depart from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

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

        • You can take a bus from Zurich to Madrid with Alsa, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $64 (€55) with Alsa from Zurich to Madrid.
        • You can travel to Madrid from Zurich by flight with Iberia, Air Europa, LAER, SWISS, Air Nostrum, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France, Air Baltic, TAP Portugal, KLM, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Edelweiss Air or Alitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $86 (€75) with Iberia from Zurich to Madrid.

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

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

        Direct services to Madrid 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 trip.

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