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from Madrid to Brussels

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

Our recommendation

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

07:15Madrid Barajas Airport2h30 09:45Brussels Airport
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£421One-way
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07:15Madrid Barajas Airport2h30 09:45Brussels Airport
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£421One-way
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08:45Madrid Barajas Airport2h30 11:15Brussels Airport
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£701One-way
17:55Madrid Barajas Airport2h25 20:20Brussels Airport
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£901One-way
16:30Madrid Barajas Airport2h30 19:00Brussels Airport
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£1081One-way

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Thu
27 Jan
£61Flixbus
£38Air Europa
Fri
28 Jan
£51BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Ryanair
Sat
29 Jan
£61Flixbus
£20Iberia
Sun
30 Jan
£73Flixbus
£66Air Europa
Mon
31 Jan
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£21Ryanair
Tue
1 Feb
£61Flixbus
£7Ryanair
Wed
2 Feb
£56Flixbus
£18Ryanair
Thu
3 Feb
£69Flixbus
£20Air Europa
Fri
4 Feb
£55Flixbus
£20Ryanair
Sat
5 Feb
£78Flixbus
£19Ryanair
Sun
6 Feb
£47BlaBlaCar Bus
£29Air Europa
Mon
7 Feb
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£16Ryanair
Tue
8 Feb
£48Flixbus
£7Ryanair
Wed
9 Feb
£60Flixbus
£10Ryanair
Thu
10 Feb
£51Flixbus
£20Air Europa
Fri
11 Feb
£47Flixbus
£23Ryanair
Sat
12 Feb
£51Flixbus
£19Ryanair
Sun
13 Feb
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£20Air Europa
Mon
14 Feb
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£18Ryanair
Tue
15 Feb
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£9Ryanair

Travel Information from Madrid to Brussels

distanceDistance816 miles (1316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£18 - £45
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £18 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £18 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Take a coach or flight to travel 816 miles (1316 km) from Madrid to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Brussels.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Brussels

Travel to Brussels 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 Brussels.
FAQs

Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Brussels from Madrid?

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What measures do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Brussels from Madrid.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Belgium is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain 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 25/01/2022. 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 Madrid from Brussels here.

How do you get from Madrid to Brussels?

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

How do I get from Madrid to Brussels the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Brussels, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A flight is about £27 less than a coach, which costs on average £45 for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Brussels?

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Brussels is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 20 h 15 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Madrid to Brussels would I travel?

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

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Brussels?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Madrid to Brussels depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travellers take a flight from Madrid Barajas Airport to Brussels Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Brussels?

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Madrid to Brussels tickets on Omio for £45.
  • Ryanair can get you to Brussels by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Madrid to Brussels for £18 on Omio.

Can I travel directly to Brussels from Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available to Brussels from Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair, Air Europa, Brussels Airlines or Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Madrid and Brussels.

Where should I go next after I travel between Madrid and Brussels?

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Brussels often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brussels and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I buy Madrid to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £45 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £18 one way.

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