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

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Madrid (MAD)

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Bus via Amsterdam - Schipol Airport

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid - South Station

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Train to Eindhoven, fly

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Madrid (MAD)

Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Madrid (MAD)

Train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Madrid (MAD)

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Madrid

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Madrid
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International entry into Spain from Netherlands

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, returning to Netherlands from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid is to bus via Amsterdam - Schipol Airport which costs €50 - €75 and takes 28h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid is to fly which costs €60 - €330 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Madrid via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam 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 19m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Madrid is 1481 km. The road distance is 1769.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 14h 19m and costs €250 - €470.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Amsterdam to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 28m and costs €60 - €330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €470 and takes 14h 19m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €100 and takes 23h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1481.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Madrid, Spain?

KLM, Air Europa and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Madrid via Paris Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 14h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €500
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €1000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €1000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Bus operators
FlixBus

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Blablabus

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

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Amsterdam to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Madrid is 1769 km. It takes approximately 16h 53m to drive from Amsterdam to Madrid.

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

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Book your Amsterdam to Madrid bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs €6 - €13.

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