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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Netherlands by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAD - AMS

$73 - $235

Cheapest option

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$51 - $208

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Fly to Eindhoven  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Eindhoven (EIN) MAD - EIN

$65 - $289

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAD - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$113 - $336

Train  •  14 h 57 min

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

$438 - $556

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  15 h 8 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 Amsterdam Centraal

$420 - $519

Bus ALSA  •  24 h 48 min

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

$110 - $170

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  29 h 13 min

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

$161 - $239

Drive  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Amsterdam 1106.9 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Netherlands is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Netherlands is to fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Santo Domingo and arriving at Amsterdam, Dam via Madrid, Paris Gallieni and Amsterdam, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Netherlands is 1523 km. The road distance is 1771 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 14 h 57 min and costs 380€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Madrid to Netherlands, including transfers.

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Madrid to Netherlands bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Netherlands 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 Netherlands is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 60€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 380€ - 490€ and takes 14 h 57 min, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 24 h 48 min.

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  • Distance: 952.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Netherlands?

KLM, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Amsterdam via Avignon TGV in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$310 - $380
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$310 - $380
1st Class
$390 - $550
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
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
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.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 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Madrid to Netherlands bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Madrid to Netherlands train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Netherlands is 1771 km. It takes approximately 16 h 52 min to drive from Madrid to Netherlands.

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Air Europa, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 362+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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