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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Brindisi

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Brindisi (BDS)

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Fly to Bari, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bari (BRI)
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Brindisi

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Brindisi

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Milan Lampugnano M1
  2. Take the night bus from Milan Lampugnano to Francavilla Fontana Via S. Francesco

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS)

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) is to fly which costs €30 - €160 and takes 5h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs €30 - €160.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS). However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Brindisi Airport BDS via Turin, Brindisi - Viale Togliatti and Brindisi - Corso Umberto I. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 41m.

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The distance between Madrid and Brindisi Airport (BDS) is 1824 km. The road distance is 2496.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) without a car is to train which takes 23h 50m and costs €210 - €450.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS), including transfers.

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Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs €30 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €210 - €450 and takes 23h 50m, you could also bus, which costs €170 - €270 and takes 38h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Brindisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS).
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  • Distance: 1824.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Brindisi Airport (BDS), Italy?

Ryanair, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, Brindisi, and Brindisi - via Colombo in around 23h 50m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Bari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Bari via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Madrid to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Brindisi via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Bari via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€75 - €100
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€140 - €210
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€37 - €40
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.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. 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 Turin
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
alsa.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
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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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Turin C Vittorio to Brindisi Istituto Professionale Falcone
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Marino Autolinee
Night bus from Milan Lampugnano to Francavilla Fontana Via S. Francesco
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Marino Autolinee
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Milan Lampugnano M1
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS) is 2497 km. It takes approximately 23h 21m to drive from Madrid to Brindisi Airport (BDS).

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Madrid Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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