Madrid to Brussels train

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Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha21h07 05:47PMBruxelles-midi
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Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha21h07 05:47PMBruxelles-midi
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Fastest Journey

21 h 7 m

Average

21 h 7 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1316 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Brussels without transferring at least 3 times.

Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha21h07 05:47PMBruxelles-midi
3 transfers
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Brussels

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Brussels cover the 816 miles (1316 km) long route taking on average 20 h 28 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train companies: AVE from Madrid to Brussels trains

You can travel by train from Madrid to Brussels with AVE. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

AVE

Looking for a comfortable way to travel to Brussels from Madrid? Reserve your Renfe AVE train between Madrid and Brussels with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Madrid to Brussels journey. Omio shows you current AVE schedules and tickets to cover the 816 miles (1316 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this trip. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.

As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!

Train information from Madrid to Brussels with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 20 h 28 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Brussels

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Brussels easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Brussels.
FAQs

Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Brussels, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Brussels from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 9/12/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Madrid and Brussels closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Belgium to Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Madrid from Brussels?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Brussels?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Brussels.

The train distance from Madrid to Brussels is around 816 miles (1316 km).
On average the Madrid to Brussels train time is 20 h 28 min  covering the 816 miles (1316 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Madrid, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When you arrive in Brussels, your train can arrive in train stations including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Bruxelles-Midi.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bruxelles-Midi, located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city center.

For the route from Madrid to Brussels you can take a train with Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Brussels from Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Brussels is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Madrid to Brussels leaves at 9: 30 AM. The last train departing from Madrid to Brussels leaves at 8: 40 PM. You can find the latest Madrid to Brussels train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Brussels
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your trip to Brussels.
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Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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