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Duration 27h 9m
Distance 1709.2 km
Average price 311€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Rotterdam and Madrid takes 27h 9m and the fastest train takes 27h 2m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Rotterdam to Madrid. 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. Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Barcelona-Sants
  4. Madrid
14h 34m
246€ - 442€

Rotterdam to Madrid train times

Trains run six times a week between Rotterdam and Madrid. The service departs Rotterdam at 15:58 in the afternoon, which arrives into Madrid at 19:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 27h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 34m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Madrid is 1424 km. The road distance is 1709.2 km.

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Rotterdam to Madrid train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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

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