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

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 34m

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

41€ - 213€

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 9m

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

57€ - 267€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 17m

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

104€ - 338€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8h 1m

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

69€ - 560€

Train  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv Thalys
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

286€ - 552€

Bus  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris X800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid 210

75€ - 170€

Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  25h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Paris, Gallieni 400
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Madrid Est Sur 210

79€ - 117€

Drive  •  16h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Madrid 1773.1 km

230€ - 350€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid is to fly which costs 40€ - 220€ and takes 5h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid is to fly which costs 40€ - 220€ and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Madrid via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 30m.

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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 Avignon Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Madrid is 1481 km. The road distance is 1773.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 14h 27m and costs 280€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Madrid, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, 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 34m and costs 40€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 550€ and takes 14h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 23h 30m.

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  • Distance: 1481.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

KLM, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Madrid via Avignon Tgv in around 14h 27m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 800€
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 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
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 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
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 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200€ - 440€
Website
Thalys
Standard
200€ - 280€
Comfort
220€ - 290€
Premium
320€ - 440€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. 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 Paris Gallieni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Madrid Av America
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR

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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 ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Madrid is 1773 km. It takes approximately 16h 51m to drive from Amsterdam to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Lufthansa, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3960+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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