There are 7 ways to get from The Hague to Madrid by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  5 h 46 min

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

$77 - $241

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Madrid (MAD) EIN - MAD

$83 - $321

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 39 min

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

$94 - $268

Train  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$376 - $511

Bus ALSA  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Bruselas to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$86 - $169

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Paris, Paris 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$101 - $181

Drive  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Madrid 1087.2 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Hague to Madrid. However, there are services departing from The Hague and arriving at Madrid via Bruselas and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Rotterdam Centraal, Lille Europe, Nîmes and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 48 min.

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The distance between The Hague and Madrid is 1434 km. The road distance is 1739.5 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 16 h 48 min and costs 320€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from The Hague to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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The Hague to Madrid train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Madrid is to train which takes 16 h 48 min and costs 320€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 25 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 896.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from The Hague to Madrid via Rotterdam Centraal, Lille Europe, Nîmes, and Barcelona Sants in around 16 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from The Hague to Madrid via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Bruselas, and Bilbao in around 25 h 17 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Eindhoven to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Den Haag HS to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $340
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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 The Hague to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
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 Bruselas to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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 The Hague to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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The Hague to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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The Hague to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Madrid is 1739 km. It takes approximately 16 h 35 min to drive from The Hague to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Lufthansa, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your The Hague to Madrid train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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