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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h30 09:45AMBrussels Airport
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$401One-way
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07:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h30 09:45AMBrussels Airport
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$401One-way
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08:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h30 11:15AMBrussels Airport
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$741One-way
02:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h25 04:45PMBrussels Airport
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$1291One-way
07:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport5h00 12:20PMBrussels Airport
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$1801One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$89BlaBlaCar Bus
$52Air Europa
Mon
Jan 24
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$74Ryanair
Tue
Jan 25
$66Flixbus
$31Ryanair
Wed
Jan 26
$95Flixbus
$28Air Europa
Thu
Jan 27
$66Flixbus
$28Iberia
Fri
Jan 28
$65BlaBlaCar Bus
$19Ryanair
Sat
Jan 29
$66Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sun
Jan 30
$77BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Iberia
Mon
Jan 31
$102Infobus
$19Ryanair
Tue
Feb 1
$66Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Wed
Feb 2
$77Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$70Flixbus
$28Iberia
Fri
Feb 4
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$66Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Sun
Feb 6
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Air Europa
Mon
Feb 7
$102Infobus
$10Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$66Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Wed
Feb 9
$83Flixbus
$26Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Iberia
Fri
Feb 11
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
$10Ryanair

Travel Information between Madrid and Brussels

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$25 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $25 (€21) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $25 (€21) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) by bus or flight to Brussels from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Brussels.

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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?

  • 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 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Madrid, 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
  • 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 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 1/21/22. 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.

How do I travel from Madrid to Brussels?

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

How do I get from Madrid to Brussels the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Brussels is by taking a flight with an average price of $25 (€21).

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

Taking a flight is about $38 (€31) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $63 (€52) for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel to Brussels from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 25 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.

How far is it from Madrid to Brussels?

You should expect to travel around 816 miles (1316 km) between Madrid and Brussels.

When traveling between Madrid and Brussels, where do I depart from Madrid and 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 catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Brussels?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Brussels by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Madrid to Brussels for $63 (€52) on Omio.
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Brussels by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Madrid to Brussels tickets on Omio for $25 (€21).

Can I find a direct route to Brussels from Madrid?

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • 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 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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Madrid to Brussels?

Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Brussels don't make Brussels their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Brussels are Paris, Amsterdam or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brussels to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Madrid to Brussels 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 $63 (€52) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $25 (€21) 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.