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from Madrid to Brussels

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Brussels on Sep 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h15 09:25AMBrussels South Charleroi Airport
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$291One-way
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07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h15 09:25AMBrussels South Charleroi Airport
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$291One-way
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07:25AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h20 09:45AMBrussels Airport
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$951One-way
09:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h30 11:35AMBrussels Airport
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$1171One-way
05:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h20 07:20PMBrussels Airport
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$1211One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
Sep 22
$199Flixbus
$29Ryanair
Thu
Sep 23
$106Flixbus
$42Ryanair
Fri
Sep 24
$91Flixbus
$110Iberia
Sat
Sep 25
$118Flixbus
$51Ryanair
Sun
Sep 26
$112Flixbus
$54Ryanair
Mon
Sep 27
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$84Ryanair
Tue
Sep 28
$61Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Wed
Sep 29
$66Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$81Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Oct 1
$66Flixbus
$37Ryanair
Sat
Oct 2
$87Flixbus
$21Ryanair
Sun
Oct 3
$78Flixbus
$21Ryanair
Mon
Oct 4
$106Infobus
$42Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
$53Flixbus
$21Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
$53Flixbus
$29Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$53Flixbus
$42Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
$66Flixbus
$84Ryanair
Sat
Oct 9
$53Flixbus
$89Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$58Flixbus
$36Ryanair
Mon
Oct 11
$106Infobus
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Travel Information to Brussels from Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$42 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $42 (€34) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $42 (€34) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) by bus or flight from Madrid to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Brussels.

How to get from Madrid to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Brussels, 91,67% 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 Madrid to Brussels, 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
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Brussels, Belgium if I’m coming from Madrid, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Brussels from Madrid restricted?

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

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

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain 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 Spain was last checked on 9/21/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Madrid to Brussels?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Brussels is by taking a flight with an average price of $42 (€34).

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A flight is generally $49 (€39) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $91 (€73) from Madrid to Brussels.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Brussels?

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Brussels is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 20 h 15 min.

What is the distance between Madrid and Brussels?

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

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Brussels?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travelers take a flight from Madrid Barajas Airport to Brussels Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Brussels?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Madrid to Brussels with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Madrid to Brussels tickets for $91 (€73) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Brussels with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€34) with Ryanair from Madrid to Brussels.
Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Brussels?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair or Iberia.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Brussels from Madrid ends?
Your trip from Madrid to Brussels doesn't have to end in Brussels. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or London to your Madrid to Brussels tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Brussels today!
How early should I book Madrid to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $91 (€73) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $42 (€34) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Brussels
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
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