How to get from Brussels to Madrid

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from Brussels to Madrid

You can get from Brussels to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Brussels to Madrid on 27 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:55Brussels Airport2h25 21:20Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1041One-way
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10:55BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France23h10 10:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£921One-way
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10:45Brussels Airport2h25 13:10Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1261One-way
17:35Brussels Airport2h25 20:00Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1301One-way
09:25Brussels Airport2h25 11:50Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1381One-way

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Travel Information from Brussels to Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£22 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £22 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £22 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) by coach or flight between Brussels and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to Madrid

Travel 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 from Brussels, Belgium to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Brussels restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Madrid from Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Madrid restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Madrid?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 23/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways to travel from Brussels to Madrid including taking a coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Brussels to Madrid is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight journey is usually £19 less than a journey to Madrid by coach, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Brussels is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 20 h.

You should expect to travel around 816 miles (1316 km) from Brussels to Madrid.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Madrid:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Madrid by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Madrid for £41.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Brussels to Madrid tickets on Omio for £22.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Brussels to Madrid often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Brussels and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip to Madrid from Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £41 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £22 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Madrid from Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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