The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1d 1 h 22 m
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It's difficult to get from Brussels to Madrid without transferring at least 3 times.
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Trains from Brussels to Madrid cover the 1316 km long route taking on average 25 h 22 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
AVE will get you to Madrid from Brussels at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Travel 816 miles (1316 km) from Brussels to Madrid comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railway operator, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train timetables and the best deals for the Brussels to Madrid trip so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the trip, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets from Brussels to Madrid. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.
AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of timetables throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WC, WiFi and entertainment on board.
AVE from Brussels to Madrid train information:
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Madrid, Spain by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Madrid as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Brussels is: Fully open
Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 7/28/22. 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.
When taking the train to Madrid from Brussels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Your trip can end in train stations such as Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Madrid.
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