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Duration 29h 10m
Distance 1706.2 km
Average price 306€
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Rotterdam takes 29h 10m and the fastest train takes 23h 22m. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Madrid to Rotterdam. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Paris Nord
  4. Rotterdam
14h 6m
245€ - 436€

Madrid to Rotterdam train times

Trains run five times a week between Madrid and Rotterdam. The service departs Madrid at 07:00 in the morning, which arrives into Rotterdam at 11:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 29h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 6m.

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The distance between Madrid and Rotterdam is 1424 km. The road distance is 1706.2 km.

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Madrid to Rotterdam train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Madrid to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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There are 929+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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