How to get from Madrid to Amsterdam

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from Madrid to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Madrid to Amsterdam on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:35Madrid Barajas Airport6h20 20:55Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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22:25Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T425h00 23:25Amsterdam
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14:35Madrid Barajas Airport7h25 22:00Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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23:00Madrid Barajas Airport10h45 09:45Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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23:00Madrid Barajas Airport13h35 12:35Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Travel Information from Madrid to Amsterdam

distanceDistance918 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £169
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 21 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £169 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 918 miles between Madrid and Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Amsterdam

Travel to Amsterdam 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 Madrid to Amsterdam.

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Madrid restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Netherlands?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Amsterdam.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Amsterdam: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Amsterdam is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A train is £129 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Madrid to Amsterdam costing on average £131.

A train is generally £167 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £169 from Madrid to Amsterdam.

The fastest way from Madrid to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam from Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 24 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 21 h 47 min.

The distance between Madrid and Amsterdam is around 918 miles.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Amsterdam is:

  • Around 3 coaches per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Amsterdam from Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Amsterdam by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Madrid to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £131.
  • Vueling can take you to Amsterdam by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Madrid to Amsterdam for £169.

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Amsterdam with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Amsterdam with KLM or Air Europa.

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

Your journey from Madrid to Amsterdam doesn't have to end in Amsterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, London or Brussels to your Madrid to Amsterdam trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £131 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £169 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £3 one way on average.

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

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