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Fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Brussels (BRU) MAD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Brugge

$61 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Paris City Center - Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$57 - $80

11 alternative options

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Charleroi (CRL) MAD - CRL
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$58 - $249

Fly to Lille Lesquin, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) MAD - LIL
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$100 - $438

Fly to Paris CDG, train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$85 - $288

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 18 min

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

$119 - $306

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Eindhoven (EIN) MAD - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Bus JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad to Antwerpen Centraal (Koningin Astridplein)
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Brugge

$92 - $328

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$151 - $384

Train  •  13 h 13 min

  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 Bruxelles Midi Tha
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$373 - $471

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$312 - $399

Train, bus  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian A
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$258 - $331

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lille 802 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$90 - $153

Drive  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bruges 974.9 miles

$200 - $300

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Bruges via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 13 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Bruges via Paris City Center - Bercy and Lille in around 21 h 16 min.

Airlines
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 Lille Lesquin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
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
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
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 Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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 Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Biarritz
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
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
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
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 Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Madrid to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $26
1st Class
$34 - $37
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Bus JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad to Antwerpen Centraal (Koningin Astridplein)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Bruges is 1313 km. The road distance is 1560 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bruges is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 21 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Bruges is to fly and train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Brugge via Barcelona Sants, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Bruges via Paris City Center - Bercy and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Madrid to Bruges, including transfers.