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from Brussels to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Madrid on 22 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:55Brussels Airport2h25 23:20Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1731One-way
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20:55Brussels Airport2h25 23:20Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1731One-way
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07:10Brussels Airport2h25 09:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1921One-way
18:55Brussels Airport2h25 21:20Madrid Barajas Airport
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£2011One-way
14:05Brussels South Charleroi Airport2h20 16:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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£2351One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£119Flixbus
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Fri
22 Oct
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£173Brussels Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
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£166Vueling
Sun
24 Oct
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£201Air Europa
Mon
25 Oct
£115Flixbus
£116Brussels Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£75Flixbus
£101Iberia
Wed
27 Oct
£96Flixbus
£102Ryanair
Thu
28 Oct
£88Flixbus
£201Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£141Flixbus
£237Ryanair
Sat
30 Oct
£84Flixbus
£192KLM
Sun
31 Oct
£109Flixbus
£152Air Europa
Mon
1 Nov
£141Flixbus
£105Ryanair
Tue
2 Nov
£70Flixbus
£100Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£48Flixbus
£46Air Europa
Thu
4 Nov
£47Flixbus
£31Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
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£18Ryanair
Sat
6 Nov
£57Flixbus
£31Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£48Flixbus
£41Ryanair
Mon
8 Nov
£38Flixbus
£12Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£66Flixbus
£29Ryanair
Wed
10 Nov
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£77Lufthansa

Travel Information between Brussels and Madrid

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£45 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £45 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 816 miles (1316 km) by flight or coach from Brussels to 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 £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach 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
Is international travel between Brussels, Belgium and Madrid, Spain allowed?

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

Can travellers from Belgium enter Spain?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Brussels to Madrid.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Brussels, Belgium from Madrid, Spain due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Brussels, Belgium from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Brussels from Madrid?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Brussels from Madrid here.

How do I go from Brussels to Madrid?

There are 2 ways to get from Brussels to Madrid: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Madrid?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Madrid. Tickets for a flight cost on average £45.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is generally £2 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £47 from Brussels to Madrid.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Madrid?

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Brussels is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 20 h.

What is the distance from Brussels to Madrid?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Brussels to Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Madrid:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Brussels Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Brussels to Madrid depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Brussels to Madrid?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Madrid:

  • You can travel by plane between Brussels and Madrid with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Brussels to Madrid tickets for £45 on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Brussels by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £47 with Flixbus from Brussels to Madrid on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Brussels to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Madrid with Ryanair, Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Madrid with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Brussels to Madrid?
Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Madrid often also extend their holiday to go to Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Madrid and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Brussels to Madrid online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Brussels to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £45 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £47 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Brussels to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.