How to travel from Rotterdam to Madrid

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from Rotterdam to Madrid

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Rotterdam to Madrid on Aug 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:12AMRotterdam, Conradstraat25h43 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 transfer
2241One-way
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08:12AMRotterdam, Conradstraat25h43 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 transfer
2241One-way
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08:12AMRotterdam, Conradstraat26h18 10:30AMMadrid
1 transfer
2361One-way

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Travel Information between Rotterdam and Madrid

distanceDistance883 miles (1424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $111
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 31 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $111 (€103) • 25 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Travel 883 miles (1424 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Rotterdam to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 25 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Madrid.

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FAQs

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 7/28/22. 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 from Rotterdam to Madrid.

The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rotterdam, Netherlands from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rotterdam from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rotterdam from Madrid here.

There are 4 travel options from Rotterdam to Madrid: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Rotterdam and Madrid is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train is generally $108 (€100) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $111 (€103) from Rotterdam to Madrid.

Taking a train is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a flight to Madrid, which costs on average $18 (€17) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Rotterdam is by bus with an average travel time of 25 h 38 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 31 h 47 min   of travel time.

Madrid is approximately 883 miles (1424 km) away from Rotterdam.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Madrid is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Rotterdam to Madrid depart from Rotterdam The Hague Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Rotterdam to Madrid for $111 (€103) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam 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.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $111 (€103) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $18 (€17) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $3 (€3) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to Madrid 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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