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

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Fly  •  4h 57m

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

$67 - $223

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Train  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Schiphol Airport Thalys

$428 - $546

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  14h 49m

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

$410 - $519

Bus ALSA  •  25h 6m

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

$114 - $181

Bus FlixBus  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport 802 / ...

$104 - $176

Drive  •  16h 48m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 1106.6 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Santo Domingo and arriving at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport via Madrid and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 41m.

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The distance between Madrid and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 1471 km. The road distance is 1770.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 14h 41m and costs 370€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS), including transfers.

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Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs 55€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 370€ - 480€ and takes 14h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 25h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 919.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

KLM, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) via Avignon TGV in around 14h 41m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$300 - $370
1st Class
$390 - $550
Train from Paris-Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$130 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $250
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
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 Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 1771 km. It takes approximately 16h 48m to drive from Madrid to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).

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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 Airport (AMS) train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 2736+ hotels available in Amsterdam Airport (AMS). Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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