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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 Jan 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMBrussels Airport2h25 09:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$621One-way
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06:55PMBrussels Airport2h25 09:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$621One-way
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10:50AMBrussels Airport2h25 01:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$621One-way
09:25AMBrussels South Charleroi Airport2h20 11:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$741One-way
09:25AMBrussels Airport2h20 11:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$751One-way

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Mon
Jan 24
$119BlaBlaCar Bus
$62Air Europa
Tue
Jan 25
$77Flixbus
$47Ryanair
Wed
Jan 26
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$62Air Europa
Thu
Jan 27
$77Flixbus
$101Ryanair
Fri
Jan 28
$82Flixbus
$86Ryanair
Sat
Jan 29
$66Flixbus
$62Air Europa
Sun
Jan 30
$71BlaBlaCar Bus
$75Ryanair
Mon
Jan 31
$71BlaBlaCar Bus
$74Air Europa
Tue
Feb 1
$77Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Wed
Feb 2
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$27Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$59Flixbus
$42Ryanair
Fri
Feb 4
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$36Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$66Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Sun
Feb 6
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Air Europa
Mon
Feb 7
$57BlaBlaCar Bus
$33Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$77Flixbus
$26Ryanair
Wed
Feb 9
Find prices
$25Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
$57Flixbus
$42Ryanair
Fri
Feb 11
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$27Ryanair
Sat
Feb 12
$57BlaBlaCar Bus
$33Ryanair

Travel Information between Brussels and Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$39 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or BlaBlaCar Bus

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 $39 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to Madrid

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Madrid, Spain from Brussels, Belgium currently allowed?

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from Belgium?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid if traveling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Brussels and Madrid.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Brussels, Belgium from Madrid, Spain?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Madrid restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Madrid?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Madrid from Brussels?

You can travel between Brussels and Madrid 2 different ways: flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Madrid is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€33) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a flight is usually $41 (€34) less than taking a bus to Madrid, which costs on average $80 (€67) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Brussels and 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, taking a bus requires on average 20 h 25 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Brussels to Madrid would I travel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Brussels to Madrid?

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

  • Flights from Brussels to Madrid most often leave from Brussels Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Who can get me from Brussels to Madrid?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Madrid:

  • You can travel between Brussels and Madrid by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€33) with Ryanair from Brussels to Madrid.
  • You can take a bus from Brussels to Madrid with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $80 (€67) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Madrid.

Can I travel directly between Brussels and 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, Brussels Airlines 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 between Brussels and Madrid.

Where should I go next after I travel between Brussels and Madrid?

Your trip from Brussels 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 Brussels 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 purchase my Brussels to Madrid one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $39 (€33) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $80 (€67) one way.

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.