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 Oct 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 11:25AMMunich Airport
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04:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h35 07:15PMMunich Airport
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08:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h40 10:40PMMunich Airport
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02:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport6h10 08:10PMMunich Airport
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Travel Information to Munich from Madrid

distanceDistance1484 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range€3 - €243
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • €3 • 42 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €243 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Air Europa

Travel 1484 km by coach, flight, ferry 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 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus 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.

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 travelling 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 travellers 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 10/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Madrid and Munich.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 10/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Munich.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Munich: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Munich is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €3 compared to other travel options to Munich:

A train is generally €186 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average €189 from Madrid to Munich.

A train journey is usually €240 less than a journey to Munich by plane, which costs on average €243 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Munich is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 42 h 33 min   of travel time.

The distance between Madrid and Munich is around 1484 km.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Munich is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Madrid to Munich:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Trains from Madrid to Munich most often leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in 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:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Munich by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Madrid to Munich for €189.
  • Travel with Air Europa for flights to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Europa Madrid to Munich tickets on Omio for €243.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights 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 to Munich from Madrid.

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Munich often also extend their holiday 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.

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average €189 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost €243 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost €3 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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