There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Antwerp by plane, train, night bus, 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.

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Fly to Brussels  •  5 h 29 min

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

$57 - $206

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Fly to Charleroi  •  6 h 57 min

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

$61 - $243

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Amsterdam (AMS) MAD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$112 - $288

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Eindhoven (EIN) MAD - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Centraal

$85 - $322

Train, night bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Girona to Perpignan
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal

$359 - $449

Train  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Hendaye Hot
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal

$315 - $405

Bus ALSA  •  21 h 10 min

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

$84 - $157

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Antwerp

$134 - $221

Drive  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Antwerp 1006.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Antwerp is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Antwerp is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Amberes via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Antwerp is 1354 km. The road distance is 1610 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Antwerp without a car is to train and night bus which takes 15 h 42 min and costs 300€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Madrid to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Madrid to Antwerp bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Antwerp is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs 45€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270€ - 350€ and takes 17 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 21 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Madrid to Antwerp bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Amberes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Antwerp is 1610 km. It takes approximately 15 h 18 min to drive from Madrid to Antwerp.

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Air Europa, Ryanair, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Brussels Airport.

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  • Distance: 846.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

Brussels Airlines, Air Europa and seven other airlines fly from Madrid to Antwerp hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Antwerp via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Chamartin, Valladolid Campo Grande, Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 17 h 12 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 to Breda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
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
Night bus from Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Amberes
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Paris to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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