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There are 10 ways to get from Bruges to Madrid by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 32 min

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

$67 - $220

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  7 h 15 min

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

$58 - $249

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Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  8 h 59 min

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

$100 - $439

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  8 h 56 min

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

$102 - $285

Bus, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Madrid (MAD) CDG - MAD

$85 - $289

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$376 - $516

Train SNCF  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Avignon TGV
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$381 - $506

Bus  •  21 h 45 min

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

$87 - $148

Train, bus  •  23 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid

$91 - $162

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€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 32 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 45 min.

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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/Midi, Valence TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 1 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 1 min and costs 320€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 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 Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Madrid is to train which takes 14 h 1 min and costs 320€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 21 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 820.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Madrid via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Valence TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 14 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Madrid via Paris, Paris in around 21 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Charleroi to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$220 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $400
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$250 - $310
1st Class
$330 - $460
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 Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

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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
Once 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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 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, Swiss and four 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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