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Overview: Train from Brussels to Madrid

distanceDistance1316 km
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThalys

Trains from Brussels to Madrid cover the 1316 km long route taking on average 20 h 57 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

Train companies: Thalys trains Brussels to Madrid

Travel on Thalys trains between Brussels and Madrid at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Brussels and Madrid with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Thalys tickets between Brussels and Madrid are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Thalys to Madrid from Brussels all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 816 miles (1316 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Brussels to Madrid routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Brussels to Madrid train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Madrid with Thalys!

Brussels to Madrid train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 20 h 57 min
  • Thalys frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 between Brussels, Belgium and Madrid, Spain by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Brussels as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Brussels is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Spain?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Madrid?

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Madrid to Brussels train here.

The distance between Brussels and Madrid by train is approximately 1316 km.
On average the train from Brussels to Madrid duration is 20 h 57 min  for the 1316 km long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Brussels train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 2 miles (3.2 km) from the city centre of Brussels.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Madrid.

For the best Brussels to Madrid train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Madrid from Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Brussels to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Brussels to Madrid at 18: 13   or take the last train from Brussels to Madrid leaving at 19: 23. Look for the latest Brussels Madrid train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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Madrid
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Madrid.
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+32 25282828
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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