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

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 35m

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

51€ - 253€

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  7h 16m

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

36€ - 309€

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  8h 45m

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

100€ - 335€

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Madrid (MAD) LIL - MAD

58€ - 240€

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Madrid (MAD) CDG - MAD

87€ - 303€

Train  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

240€ - 369€

Bus  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 757 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid, Madrid 793 / ...

71€ - 89€

Train via Bordeaux  •  21h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Principe Pio

201€ - 305€

Drive  •  14h 51m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Madrid 1561.6 km

170€ - 250€

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to bus which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Madrid, Madrid via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 45m.

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The distance between Bruges and Madrid is 1313 km. The road distance is 1561.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 15h 45m and costs 240€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Bruges to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train which takes 15h 45m and costs 240€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 21h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1313.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Madrid via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona-Sants in around 15h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Madrid via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 21h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 2500€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 1400€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 140€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 140€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 180€
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
21€ - 460€
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
21€ - 460€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 800€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 410€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
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 Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 Lille-Europe to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Madrid is 1562 km. It takes approximately 14h 51m to drive from Bruges to Madrid.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Europa, Iberia and seven other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Madrid Airport.

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