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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Fly to Eindhoven, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Eindhoven (EIN)
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal

Bus via Paris

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Amsterdam

Madrid to Amsterdam by train

8 Weekly Trains
14h 41m Average Duration
€255 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Netherlands from Spain

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Spain

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from Spain

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, returning to Spain from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam is to bus via Paris, which costs €70 - €100 and takes 23h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam is to fly which costs €60 - €330 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Barcelona-Sants, Gare de Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 41m.

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The distance between Madrid and Amsterdam is 1481 km. The road distance is 1764.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 14h 41m and costs €250 - €470.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Madrid to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Madrid to Amsterdam train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs €60 - €330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €470 and takes 14h 41m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs €70 - €100 and takes 23h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 1481.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Air Europa and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Amsterdam via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 14h 41m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Train operators
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €30
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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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
ALSA
Bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
ALSA

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

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

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Madrid to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Amsterdam is 1765 km. It takes approximately 16h 46m to drive from Madrid to Amsterdam.

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Air Europa, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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