Madrid to Frankfurt am Main by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    21:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 48m

Travelling from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main take around 14 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,446 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Frankfurt am Main.

Are there direct trains from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main?

Journeys between Madrid and Frankfurt am Main usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main?

The Madrid to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Madrid to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:20, and the last at 21:25.

When to book Madrid to Frankfurt am Main train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main by train.

Which train companies operate between Madrid and Frankfurt am Main?

More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Frankfurt am Main, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • AVE-TGV
  • Alleo
  • FS100
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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