There are 9 ways to get from Bruges to Madrid by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Madrid (MAD) BRU - MAD

$62 - $210

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Madrid (MAD) CRL - MAD

$58 - $251

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Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Madrid (MAD) LIL - MAD

$100 - $441

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Madrid (MAD) AMS - MAD

$124 - $311

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  4. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Madrid (MAD) EIN - MAD

$95 - $343

Train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$374 - $481

Bus, train  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille 757
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$255 - $337

Bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris N702
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$88 - $159

Drive  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Madrid 975.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Madrid via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Madrid is 1313 km. The road distance is 1560.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 14 h 34 min and costs 310€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Bruges to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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Bruges to Madrid train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train which takes 14 h 34 min and costs 310€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 21 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 820.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Bruges to Madrid via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 14 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Madrid via Paris, Paris in around 21 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $310
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Spanish Railways AVE
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Bruges to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Madrid is 1561 km. It takes approximately 14 h 55 min to drive from Bruges to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Bruges to Madrid bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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