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Overview: Train from Brussels to Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Brussels to Madrid cover the 816 miles (1316 km) long route taking on average 14 h 55 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Brussels, Belgium to Madrid, Spain?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Brussels as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Brussels, Belgium from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels from Madrid?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Madrid?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Madrid.

How far is it from Brussels to Madrid by train?

The distance to Madrid from Brussels by train is approximately 816 miles (1316 km).

How long is the train between Brussels and Madrid?

The Brussels to Madrid train duration is on average 14 h 55 min, which is to be expected when travelling 816 miles (1316 km) to Madrid from Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station in Brussels goes to Madrid? Which train station do I come into Madrid from Brussels?

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your journey in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Brussels to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city centre in Madrid.

How many train services per day are there between Brussels and Madrid?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Brussels to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Madrid
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Madrid.
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Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)