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from Brussels to Madrid

You can get from Brussels to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Madrid on Sep 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMBrussels South Charleroi Airport2h20 09:30AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1311One-way
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07:10AMBrussels South Charleroi Airport2h20 09:30AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1311One-way
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07:40PMBrussels Airport2h25 10:05PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1321One-way
07:05AMBrussels Airport2h25 09:30AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1421One-way
11:55AMBrussels Airport2h30 02:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1521One-way

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Sep 25
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$110Air Europa
Sun
Sep 26
$180Flixbus
$103Ryanair
Mon
Sep 27
$112Flixbus
$45Brussels Airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$112Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Wed
Sep 29
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$21Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
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$32Ryanair
Fri
Oct 1
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$48Ryanair
Sat
Oct 2
$93Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Sun
Oct 3
$103Flixbus
$42Ryanair
Mon
Oct 4
$61Flixbus
$36Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
$79Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
$58Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$58Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
$78Flixbus
$29Ryanair
Sat
Oct 9
$78Flixbus
$21Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$78Flixbus
$27Ryanair
Mon
Oct 11
$53Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Tue
Oct 12
$87Flixbus
$133PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Wed
Oct 13
$66Flixbus
$73Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
$53Flixbus
$32Ryanair

Travel Information between Brussels and Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$63 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $63 (€50) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $63 (€50) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) by flight or bus from Brussels to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $63 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Brussels to Madrid.

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How to get from Brussels to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Brussels to Madrid, 91,30% 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 Brussels 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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FAQs
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Brussels to Madrid?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Brussels and Madrid.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Brussels, Belgium from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Spain?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 9/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Madrid.

How do I travel from Brussels to Madrid?

You can travel from Brussels to Madrid 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Madrid from Brussels?

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Brussels is by taking a flight, which costs on average $63 (€50).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a flight is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Madrid, which costs on average $66 (€53) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Brussels to Madrid?

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Brussels is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by bus can take on average 20 h.

How far is it from Brussels to Madrid?

The distance is approximately 816 miles (1316 km) from Brussels to Madrid.

What are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and in Madrid?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Brussels Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Brussels to Madrid depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Who can get me from Brussels to Madrid?

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

  • Ryanair can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Brussels to Madrid for $63 (€50) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Brussels to Madrid tickets on Omio for $66 (€53).
Is there a direct service from Brussels to Madrid?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair, Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can take a direct bus with.

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 between Brussels and Madrid.

Where should I go next after I travel to Madrid from Brussels?
Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Madrid from Brussels online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Brussels 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 for this trip is costing $63 (€50) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $66 (€53) one way for this journey.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Madrid
Bruselas
Amenities
Brüssel Gare Central
Amenities
Bruxelles-Central
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
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.