How to travel from Madrid to Brussels

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from Madrid to Brussels

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

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To get from Madrid to Brussels on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport9h45 08:55PMBrussels Airport
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06:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport4h25 10:40AMBrussels Airport
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08:30AMMadrid Barajas Airport5h30 02:00PMBrussels Airport
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06:15AMMadrid Barajas Airport6h15 12:30PMBrussels Airport
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Travel Information to Brussels from Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $369
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 20 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $369 (€338) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Brussels from Madrid. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Brussels

Travel Tips: Travel to Brussels 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 Madrid to Brussels.
FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Brussels, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Brussels from Madrid restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Brussels from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Brussels from Madrid. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Brussels is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

Taking a train is about $215 (€197) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $218 (€199) for this route.

A train is $367 (€336) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Brussels costing on average $369 (€338).

The quickest way to travel to Brussels from Madrid 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, taking a bus requires on average 21 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 20 h 28 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Brussels is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Brussels from Madrid as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Brussels by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Madrid to Brussels tickets on Omio for $218 (€199).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Madrid to Brussels tickets on Omio for $369 (€338).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair, Iberojet, Brussels Airlines or Iberia.

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

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!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $218 (€199) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $369 (€338) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this journey.

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

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