Berlin to Madrid route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time23h 28m
Fare range€109-€636
Train operatorsALSA, avanza_auto_res, SBB CFF FFS, DB, ERB, idbus, idtgv, Linebus, ÖBB, Renfe-SNCF, SNCB, Thalys, WFB
First & last trains
First train departs at04:15
Last train departs at23:53
Fastest journey
Fastest route19h 47m
Changes4 changes
Origin StationBerlin
Destination StationMadrid

Train times for Thu 23 Nov

19h 57m5 changes
28h 20m6 changes
25h 36m10 changes
20h 48m8 changes
23h 27m5 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Berlin to Madrid start at €234.06 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Berlin to Madrid?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Berlin to Madrid is €108.9. To buy train tickets from Berlin to Madrid for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Berlin to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between Berlin and Madrid is 23 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 19 hours and 47 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Berlin to Madrid?

The first train from Berlin to Madrid departs at 04:15. The last train from Berlin to Madrid departs at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Berlin and Madrid?

No, it is not possible to travel from Berlin to Madrid without having to change trains. To travel from Berlin to Madrid will require a minimum of 4 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Berlin?

By train, of course. See trains from Madrid to Berlin.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 24/08/2017 for travel on 24/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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