The cheapest trains from Madrid to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Cheapest

£255

Average

£271

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Brussels will cost around £ 271 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 255.

Cheapest
18:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha26h13 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2551One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha35h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2591One-way
07:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha37h13 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2671One-way
08:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha36h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2701One-way
19:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha25h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2701One-way

Timetable Madrid to Brussels

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 28 Sep
06:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha38h13 20:43Brussels-Midi
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07:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha37h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
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07:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha37h13 20:43Brussels-Midi
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08:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha36h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
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09:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha35h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
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18:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha26h13 20:43Brussels-Midi
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19:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha25h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
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20:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha24h03 20:43Brussels-Midi
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Tue
28 Sep
£112Flixbus
£96Brussels Airlines
Wed
29 Sep
£75Flixbus
£35Ryanair
Thu
30 Sep
£66Flixbus
£35Ryanair
Fri
1 Oct
£65Flixbus
£35Ryanair
Sat
2 Oct
£76Flixbus
£34Ryanair
Sun
3 Oct
£65Flixbus
£40Ryanair
Mon
4 Oct
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£56Ryanair
Tue
5 Oct
£47Flixbus
£23Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£56Flixbus
£15Ryanair
Thu
7 Oct
£58Flixbus
£35Ryanair
Fri
8 Oct
£65Flixbus
£103Air Europa
Sat
9 Oct
£45Flixbus
£83Ryanair
Sun
10 Oct
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£30Ryanair
Mon
11 Oct
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£23Ryanair
Tue
12 Oct
£41Flixbus
£23Ryanair
Wed
13 Oct
£38Flixbus
£12Ryanair
Thu
14 Oct
£38Flixbus
£12Ryanair
Fri
15 Oct
£42Flixbus
£21Ryanair
Sat
16 Oct
£40Flixbus
£15Ryanair
Sun
17 Oct
£42Flixbus
£30Ryanair

The fastest trains from Madrid to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Fastest Journey

1d 3 m

Average

1d 8 h 41 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

1316 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Brussels without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
20:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha24h03 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2801One-way
2nd Fastest
19:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha25h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2701One-way
18:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha26h13 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2551One-way
09:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha35h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2591One-way
08:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha36h43 20:43Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£2701One-way

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Train Information from Madrid to Brussels

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

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

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Trains from Madrid to Brussels
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Madrid and Brussels?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

When travelling in Belgium, 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 26/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Brussels before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Brussels, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Brussels to Madrid is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Belgium?

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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

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

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

Last verified on 27/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Brussels to Madrid train here.

What is the distance to Brussels from Madrid via train?
The distance from Madrid to Brussels by train is approximately 816 miles (1316 km).
What station does the Madrid to Brussels train leave from? Which Brussels train station do I come into from Madrid?

When taking the train between Madrid and Brussels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your route can end in train stations such as Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Brussels located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Madrid.

The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Brussels.

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