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Trip Zurich Madrid

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Madrid

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Barcelona
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How to get from Zurich to Madrid?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Madrid. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Madrid

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Madrid (Spain) with a distance of 774 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Zurich > Madrid will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Madrid (Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas airport, IATA code: MAD) operated by Iberia, Swiss International Airlines or Air Europa.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Madrid from Zurich without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Zurich-Bordeaux and Bordeaux-Madrid.
You will board a coach of ALSA in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Bordeaux bus station (1.5 mi from Bordeaux, France). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bordeaux. Once arrived in Bordeaux, take another coach of ALSA, Eurolines or FlixBus that will take you to Madrid bus station ( Spain).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Madrid without changing trains. You can take the train Zurich-Geneva and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains InterCity (IC) of SBB CFF FFS to Geneva leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Geneva will take place at Genève Gare de Cornavin station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Zurich-Bordeaux will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by bus in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Madrid?

Airlines
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Pegasus flies on the route from Malaga-Costa del Sol AGP airport (located 5.1 mi from Malaga, Spain) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
TACV schedules the flight from Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Barcelona to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Vueling Airlines ensures the flight routes from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport) and from Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Barcelona to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
TAP Portugal carries out the flights from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Porto (serving Porto-Francisco Sá-Carneiro OPO airport) and from Porto-Francisco Sá-Carneiro OPO airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Porto to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Air Europa flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Iberia schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Porto-Francisco Sá-Carneiro OPO airport (located 7.5 mi from Porto, Portugal) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Royal Jordanian carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Lisboa Humberto Delgado LIS airport (located 4.4 mi from Lisbon, Portugal) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Helvetic Airways schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Bordeaux (arrival at Bordeaux-Mérignac BOD airport)
Bus companies
ALSA operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Bordeaux (Aquitaine France) and between the city of Bordeaux (serving Bordeaux bus station at 1.5 mi from centre) and the city of Madrid where the coach will drop you off at Madrid Sur station situated at about 1.9 mi from Madrid city centre.
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Geneva ( Switzerland)
The coach company Eurolines carries out the route between the city of Bordeaux (serving Bordeaux bus station at 1.5 mi from centre) and the city of Madrid where the coach will drop you off at Madrid Sur station situated at about 1.9 mi from Madrid city centre.
Railway companies
SBB CFF FFS provides a rail connection Zurich-Geneva with the train InterCity (IC) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Genève Gare de Cornavin at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Renfe transports passengers on a rail line from Lisbon to Madrid with the train Trenhotel which leaves Lisboa-Oriente station to arrive at Madrid-Chamartin railway station ( Spain)
SNCF operates the train journey Barcelona-Madrid with the train TGV from Barcelona-Sants railway station (1.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Madrid-Puerta De Atocha at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Comboios de Portugal CP provides a rail connection from Lisbon to Madrid with the train Lusitânia Comboio Hotel which leaves Lisboa-Oriente station to arrive at Madrid-Chamartin railway station ( Spain)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Bordeaux (471 mi)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Madrid

When travelling from Madrid to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Porto, Lisbon (Portugal) Malaga, Barcelona (Spain) Geneva located at 140 mi from Zurich (Switzerland) Bordeaux (France). If you have some time on your way to Madrid or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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