The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Brussels is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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12 h 12 m
15 h 43 m
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It's difficult to get from Madrid to Brussels without transferring at least 3 times.
|Distance||816 miles (1316 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train providers||Renfe-SNCF, Renfe Alvia, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Renfe|
Trains from Madrid to Brussels cover the 816 miles (1316 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 14 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF, Renfe Alvia, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Renfe-SNCF and Renfe will get you to Brussels from Madrid at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.
When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Atocha Cercanias. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your route in train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels-Nord and Bruxelles-Central.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bruxelles-Midi, located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre.
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