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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Brussels  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Madrid (MAD) BRU - MAD

$56 - $204

Cheapest option

Fly from Charleroi  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Madrid (MAD) CRL - MAD

$47 - $233

5 alternative options

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  11 h 58 min

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

$364 - $458

Train  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Narbonne Tgv
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$319 - $387

Bus Ouibus  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Madrid - Avénida de America Ouibus

$56 - $79

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Bruselas Nord Eurolines to Valladolid
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Madrid Moncloa

$122 - $186

Drive  •  15 h

  1. Drive from Brussels to Madrid 984.8 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Madrid is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 20 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Madrid is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs 45€ - 180€.

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The distance between Brussels and Madrid is 1316 km. The road distance is 1576 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Brussels to Madrid, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station and arriving at Madrid - Avénida de America via San Sebastián. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 58 min.

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

Brussels Airlines, Air Europa and nine other airlines fly from Brussels to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Madrid via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
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 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bruselas Nord Eurolines to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
44 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valladolid to Madrid Moncloa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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