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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Madrid

distanceDistance918 miles (1481 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$78 - $145
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $78 (€62) • 23 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $145 (€116) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPGA-Portugalia Airlines or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 918 miles (1481 km) between Amsterdam and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $78 (€62). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are PGA-Portugalia Airlines or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Madrid.

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How to get from Amsterdam to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Amsterdam to Madrid, 94,76% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to Madrid
Travel to Madrid 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 Amsterdam to Madrid.
Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Madrid, Spain allowed?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Amsterdam?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Madrid?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/14/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Madrid here.

What are the ways to get from Amsterdam to Madrid?

There are 2 travel options from Amsterdam to Madrid: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid?

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $78 (€62).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A bus is $67 (€54) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Madrid costing on average $145 (€116).

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Madrid?

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 23 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Madrid?

Madrid is approximately 918 miles (1481 km) away from Amsterdam.

When traveling from Amsterdam to Madrid, what are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Madrid:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Which travel operators can get me to Madrid from Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • PGA-Portugalia Airlines can take you to Madrid by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for PGA-Portugalia Airlines from Amsterdam to Madrid for $145 (€116).
  • Flixbus can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Madrid for $78 (€62) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flights with KLM, Air Europa or Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Madrid from Amsterdam.

Where should I go next after I travel between Amsterdam and Madrid?
Your trip from Amsterdam to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Amsterdam to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
How far in advance should I book my Amsterdam to Madrid one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $145 (€116) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $78 (€62) one way.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk