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There are 7 ways to get from Brindisi to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Brindisi

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Madrid (MAD)

Train to Bari, fly

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Madrid (MAD)

Train

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  4. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus via Nice Airport (NCE)

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice Airport
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Madrid

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Madrid

Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Brindisi to Roma Termini
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Madrid

Drive

  1. Drive from Brindisi to Madrid

Brindisi to Madrid by train

The train journey time between Brindisi and Madrid is around 34h 48m and covers a distance of around 2621 km. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 22m. The fastest train normally takes 34h 48m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Brindisi to Madrid train service departs from Brindisi and arrives in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
21h 26m
Layover time:
13h 22m
Total time:
34h 48m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
34h 48m
Train distance:
2621 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€275
Carbon emissions:
138 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:29
Last train departs at:
12:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brindisi to Madrid train schedules

Italy → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Italy.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Spain.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Madrid is to fly which costs €17 - €110 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Madrid is to fly which costs €17 - €110 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Madrid via Turin and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brindisi to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Torino Porta Susa, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 53m.

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The distance between Brindisi and Madrid is 1824 km. The road distance is 2502.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 23h 53m and costs €240 - €500.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Brindisi to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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Brindisi to Madrid train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Brindisi station.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 11m and costs €17 - €110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €240 - €500 and takes 23h 53m, you could also bus via Nice Airport (NCE), which costs €120 - €160 and takes 36h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1824.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Brindisi, Italy and Madrid, Spain?

Ryanair, Alitalia and five other airlines fly from Brindisi to Madrid 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brindisi to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, and Barcelona-Sants in around 23h 53m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €100
Flights from Bari to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €120
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €120
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €210
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brindisi to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bari to Madrid via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €170
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Brindisi to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€75 - €100
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€140 - €210
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Trenitalia Intercity Night

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Brindisi to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
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 Brindisi to Turin
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
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.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Brindisi to Mestre
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Madrid
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
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 Roma to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€280 - €390
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Brindisi Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brindisi to Madrid is 2502 km. It takes approximately 23h 23m to drive from Brindisi to Madrid.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Madrid Airport.

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