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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Rijksmuseum by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 20m

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

€43 - €143

4 alternative options

Train  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Amsterdam Centraal

€299 - €585

Bus via Paris  •  23h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris 793 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Amsterdam Sloterdijk X800 / ...

€74 - €101

Bus  •  25h 16m

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

€143 - €204

Drive  •  16h 43m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rijksmuseum 1761.9 km

€220 - €330

Madrid to Rijksmuseum by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Madrid and Rijksmuseum is around 26h 41m and covers a distance of around 2203 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 41m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, Thalys and others, the Madrid to Rijksmuseum service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Rijksmuseum. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
26h 41m
Fastest journey time:
26h 41m
Journey distance:
2203 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€299
Carbon emissions:
116 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:40
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Rijksmuseum train, subway and walk schedules

Spain → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Spain

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rijksmuseum is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rijksmuseum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rijksmuseum is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Rijksmuseum is to fly, which costs €40 - €150 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rijksmuseum is to fly which costs €40 - €150 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Rijksmuseum. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Amsterdam, Apollolaan via Bilbao and Amsterdam, Amstelstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Rijksmuseum. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Amsterdam, Vijzelgracht via Barcelona-Sants, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and Amsterdam, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 26m.

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The distance between Madrid and Rijksmuseum is 1480 km. The road distance is 1761.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Rijksmuseum without a car is to train which takes 15h 26m and costs €290 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Madrid to Rijksmuseum, including transfers.

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Madrid to Rijksmuseum bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Rijksmuseum train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Rijksmuseum is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs €40 - €150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €290 - €600 and takes 15h 26m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs €70 - €110 and takes 23h 58m.

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  • Distance: 1480 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Rijksmuseum, Netherlands?

KLM, Air Europa and seven other airlines fly from Madrid to Rijksmuseum hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Rijksmuseum via Barcelona-Sants, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam, Centraal Station, and Amsterdam, Vijzelgracht in around 15h 26m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
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
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Website
Thalys
Standard
€180 - €260
Comfort
€200 - €260
Premium
€290 - €390
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Madrid to Rijksmuseum bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Rijksmuseum is 1762 km. It takes approximately 16h 43m to drive from Madrid to Rijksmuseum.

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Iberia, Air France, Air Europa and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 759+ hotels available in Rijksmuseum. Prices start at €87 per night.

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