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Duration 24h 49m
Distance 1570.8 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Madrid and Brussels takes 24h 49m and the fastest bus takes 20h 20m. The bus runs, on average, 6 times per week from Madrid to Brussels. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Paris

  1. Madrid
  2. Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Brussels
21h 5m
Bookable on Rome2rio
69€ - 89€

Madrid to Brussels bus times

Buses run six times a week between Madrid and Brussels. The service departs Madrid at 20:40 in the evening, which arrives into Brussels at 19:35. All services require a transfer at Paris (Bercy Seine) and take an average of 24h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Brussels? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid and Brussels is 1316 km. The road distance is 1570.8 km.

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Madrid to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Brussels bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Brussels?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Brussels via Paris and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 21h 5m.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Burgos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Burgos to Bruselas Nord Eurolines
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
alsa.com

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