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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Antwerp by plane, train, shuttle, 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  •  5h 37m

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

$57 - $205

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 29m

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

$107 - $288

Fly to Charleroi, shuttle  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Charleroi (CRL) MAD - CRL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen

$60 - $242

Train  •  13h 38m

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

$388 - $506

Train inOui TGV  •  13h 51m

  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 Antwerpen-Centraal

$375 - $469

Bus ALSA  •  21h 10m

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

$101 - $156

Bus FlixBus  •  24h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Antwerp 800 / ...

$93 - $161

Drive  •  15h 18m

  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 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Antwerp is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5h 37m.

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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 21h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal via Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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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 which takes 13h 38m and costs 330€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m 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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Madrid to Antwerp 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 Antwerp is to fly which takes 5h 37m and costs 45€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 330€ - 440€ and takes 13h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 21h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 846.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

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

Brussels Airlines, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Madrid to Antwerp hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Antwerp via Avignon TGV in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Charleroi via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Avignon TGV to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$260 - $330
1st Class
$340 - $480
Train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
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
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
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be
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 Amberes
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Madrid to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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

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Ryanair, Air Europa, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Antwerp. 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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