Brussels to Madrid train

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16:13Bruxelles-midi25h22 17:35Madrid-principe Pio
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18:13Bruxelles-midi25h22 19:35Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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21:16Bruxelles-midi25h22 22:38Madrid-principe Pio
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Train schedule Brussels to Madrid

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Thalys
16:13Bruxelles-midi25h22 17:35Madrid-principe Pio
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Thalys
18:13Bruxelles-midi25h22 19:35Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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21:16Bruxelles-midi25h22 22:38Madrid-principe Pio
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Fastest train times from Brussels to Madrid

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Fastest Journey

1d 1 h 22 m

Average

1d 1 h 22 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

1316 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Madrid without changing at least 3 times.

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16:13Bruxelles-midi25h22 17:35Madrid-principe Pio
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18:13Bruxelles-midi25h22 19:35Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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21:16Bruxelles-midi25h22 22:38Madrid-principe Pio
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Overview: Train from Brussels to Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesThalys

Trains from Brussels to Madrid cover the 816 miles long trip taking on average 25 h 22 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers: AVE trains Brussels to Madrid

Travel on AVE trains between Brussels and Madrid at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

AVE

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) between Brussels and Madrid comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railway operator, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train timetables and the best deals for the Brussels to Madrid journey so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the trip, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets from Brussels to Madrid. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.

AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of timetables throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WC, WiFi and entertainment on board.

Train information from Brussels to Madrid with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 55 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Madrid

Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Madrid.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Brussels to Madrid before travelling.

The restriction level for your return train to Brussels, Belgium from Madrid is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Brussels from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

The distance between Brussels and Madrid by train is approximately 816 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 816 miles from Brussels to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Madrid is on average 25 h 22 min.

Some of the Brussels train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Take the Brussels to Madrid train with Thalys. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Brussels to Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Madrid is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Brussels to Madrid train departs at 15: 16   and the last train from Brussels to Madrid leaves at 22: 16. Check out the most up-to-date Brussels to Madrid train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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+32 25282828
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Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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