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from Rotterdam to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rotterdam to Madrid on 29 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat34h40 08:45AMMadrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
£1631One-way
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10:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat34h40 08:45AMMadrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
£1631One-way

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Thu
29 Jul
£163Flixbus
Fri
30 Jul
£81Flixbus
Sat
31 Jul
£163Flixbus
Sun
1 Aug
£85Flixbus
Mon
2 Aug
£109Flixbus
Thu
5 Aug
£109Flixbus
Sat
7 Aug
£136Flixbus
Sun
8 Aug
£67Flixbus
Mon
9 Aug
£100Flixbus

Travel Information between Rotterdam and Madrid

distanceDistance883 miles (1424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£26 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £26 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £26 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa or Flixbus

Travel 883 miles (1424 km) by flight or coach from Rotterdam 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 £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air Europa or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Madrid.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Madrid, Spain from Rotterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

Travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Rotterdam restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 28/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rotterdam and Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands 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 Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 28/07/2021. 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 Rotterdam from Madrid.

What are my travel options from Rotterdam to Madrid?

There are 2 ways to travel between Rotterdam and Madrid including taking a flight or coach.

What is the distance from Rotterdam to Madrid?

You should expect to travel around 883 miles (1424 km) from Rotterdam to Madrid.

When going from Rotterdam to Madrid, where do I depart from Rotterdam and where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Who can get me from Rotterdam to Madrid?

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

  • You can take a flight from Rotterdam to Madrid with Air Europa. Cheap tickets can be found for £26 with Air Europa from Rotterdam to Madrid.
  • You can take a coach from Rotterdam to Madrid with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £53 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Madrid.
Where should I go next after I travel to Madrid from Rotterdam?
Your journey from Rotterdam to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Rotterdam to Madrid trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
How early should I book tickets from Rotterdam to Madrid online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £26 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £53 one way on average for this route.

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

What is the cheapest way from Rotterdam to Madrid?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Madrid. Tickets for a flight cost on average £26.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is £27 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Rotterdam to Madrid costing on average £53.

What is the fastest way from Rotterdam to Madrid?

The fastest way from Rotterdam to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

Other travel options between Rotterdam and Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 26 h 45 min.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The RET Citybus 33 connects Rotterdam and Rotterdam Centraal
Rotterdam Centraal
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