There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Netherlands by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 13 min

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

$73 - $235

Cheapest option

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 7 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 10 min

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

$65 - $286

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  14 h 26 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

$407 - $506

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

$426 - $544

Bus ALSA  •  24 h 49 min

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

$93 - $170

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  27 h 41 min

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

$161 - $229

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 45€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Netherlands is to fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Madrid to Netherlands, including transfers.

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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 27 h 41 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 Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 26 min.

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

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Madrid to Netherlands train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 952.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Netherlands?

KLM, Air Europa and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Amsterdam via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 14 h 26 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Eindhoven via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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 - $35
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$130 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Avignon TGV to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$300 - $370
1st Class
$390 - $550
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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