There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Rotterdam 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, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$78 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Hernani Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Hernani to Rotterdam Ouibus

$63 - $90

7 alternative options

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Eindhoven (EIN) MAD - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$80 - $313

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Brussels (BRU) MAD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$87 - $256

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 58 min

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

$87 - $298

Train TGV  •  13 h 46 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 Rotterdam Centraal

$399 - $498

Train  •  14 h 15 min

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

$420 - $539

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Moncloa to Valladolid
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Rotterdam

$124 - $207

Drive  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rotterdam 1066.8 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 23 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Rotterdam is 1424 km. The road distance is 1706.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Madrid to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Rotterdam via Hernani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 46 min.

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Rotterdam via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 13 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Rotterdam via Hernani in around 23 h 55 min.

Airlines
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, 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
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
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
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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
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 London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 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
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
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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Avignon TGV to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$290 - $360
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$290 - $360
1st Class
$380 - $550
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Hernani
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Moncloa to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valladolid to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
47 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.com

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