There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Bruges by plane, train, bus, night 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, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Brussels (BRU) MAD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$61 - $210

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 19 min

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

$58 - $249

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Fly to Paris CDG, train, bus  •  8 h 7 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 - $290

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 52 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

$124 - $306

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  9 h 35 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-Berchem
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Brugge

$97 - $339

Train, night bus  •  16 h 22 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 Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$332 - $400

Bus  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bruges 757

$90 - $148

Train, bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pasajes Ir
  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 757

$266 - $347

Bus, train  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Gent
  3. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brugge Ic / ...

$135 - $226

Drive  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bruges 974.9 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Bruges via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Bruges is 1313 km. The road distance is 1559.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Bruges without a car is to train and night bus which takes 16 h 22 min and costs 280€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Madrid to Bruges, including transfers.

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Madrid to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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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 Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Bruges is 1560 km. It takes approximately 14 h 53 min to drive from Madrid to Bruges.

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  • Distance: 820.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Bruges via Paris, Paris in around 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
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
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 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
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
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 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 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brugge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $260
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$230 - $260
1st Class
$300 - $450
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 47 min
Frequency
3 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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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-Berchem
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Pasajes
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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

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
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Girona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Gent
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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