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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to The Hague by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag HS

$77 - $241

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Brussels (BRU) MAD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Den Haag HS

$62 - $228

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Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Eindhoven (EIN) MAD - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Den Haag HS

$82 - $324

Train  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys

$421 - $539

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Rotterdam Centraal

$403 - $555

Bus ALSA  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to La Haya

$106 - $166

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  28h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Den Haag

$134 - $226

Drive  •  16h 33m

  1. Drive from Madrid to The Hague 1085.9 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to The Hague is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to The Hague is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at La Haya via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Den Haag HS via Barcelona Sants, Valence TGV and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and The Hague is 1434 km. The road distance is 1737.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to The Hague without a car is to train which takes 14h 55m and costs 360€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Madrid to The Hague, including transfers.

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Madrid to The Hague bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to The Hague train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to The Hague is to train which takes 14h 55m and costs 360€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 23h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to The Hague.
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  • Distance: 896.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and The Hague, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Madrid to The Hague via Avignon TGV, Rotterdam Centraal, and Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal in around 14h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to The Hague via Bilbao in around 23h 40m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$290 - $360
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$290 - $360
1st Class
$370 - $550
Train from Valence TGV to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$250 - $320
1st Class
$330 - $460
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to La Haya
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Madrid to The Hague bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at La Haya station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to The Hague is 1737 km. It takes approximately 16h 33m to drive from Madrid to The Hague.

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Air Europa, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Madrid to The Hague train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 799+ hotels available in The Hague. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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