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 Feb 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h35 09:45AMMunich Airport
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Travel Information from Madrid to Munich

distanceDistance1484 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€2 - €176
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • €2 • 36 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €176 • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Travel 1484 km by coach, ferry, flight or train from Madrid to Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €2. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air Europa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.
FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Munich, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Munich from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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 1/9/23. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel between Madrid and Munich including taking a coach, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Munich is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €2 compared to other travel options to Munich:

A train is €97 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Madrid to Munich costing on average €99.

A train is about €174 less than a flight, which costs on average €176 for this route.

The fastest way from Madrid to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

Other travel options from Madrid to Munich can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 32 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Munich by train can take on average 36 h 28 min.

The distance between Madrid and Munich is around 1484 km.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Munich is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Munich:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Madrid to Munich depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Munich Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Madrid to Munich depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes to München Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Munich tickets on Omio for €99.
  • Air Europa can take you to Munich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Madrid to Munich for €176.

Yes, there are direct services available to Munich from Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Air Nostrum, Lufthansa, Air Europa or Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Madrid to Munich.

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

When planning your trip from Madrid to Munich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €99 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing €176 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost €2 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Madrid and Munich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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