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.
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2 h 30 m
14 h 48 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Madrid to Brussels without changing at least 3 times.
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train providers||Renfe AVE|
Trains from Madrid to Brussels cover the 816 miles long journey taking on average 14 h 57 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Find the best journey from Madrid to Brussels with Omio's train partners AVE! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
Travel 816 miles (1316 km) between Madrid and Brussels 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 Madrid to Brussels route so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the journey, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets between Madrid and Brussels. 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.
AVE from Madrid to Brussels train information:
Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Brussels, Belgium is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Madrid and Brussels closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Belgium to Spain is: Fully open.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 28/07/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Brussels.
Some of the Madrid train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid.
The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Brussels.
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