Trains from
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid

Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time15h 39m
Fare range€112-€543
Distance1445km
First & last trains
First train departs at06:58
Last train departs at08:56
Fastest journey
Fastest route15h 06m
Changes3 changes
Stations
Origin StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
Destination StationMadrid

Train times for Sun 22 Oct

06:58
23:20
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
Madrid
16h 22m4 changes
08:01
00:05
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
Madrid
16h 04m5 changes
06:58
23:20
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
Madrid
16h 22m4 changes
08:56
00:12
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
Madrid
15h 16m4 changes
06:58
23:20
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
Madrid
16h 22m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid start at €215.47 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€215.47
14 days
in advance
€281.60
Avg. single price
On the day
€364.72
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid is €112. To buy train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf 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 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Madrid is 15 hours and 39 minutes and the fastest journey time is 15 hours and 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf 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 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid departs at 06:58. The last train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid departs at 08:56. 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 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Madrid?

No, it is not possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid without having to change trains. To travel from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid will require a minimum of 3 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 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Madrid to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf.

  • *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 Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/10/2017. 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 07/07/2017 for travel on 04/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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