Brussels to Madrid train

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Thalys
04:13PMBruxelles-midi25h22 05:35PMMadrid-principe Pio
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Thalys
06:42PMBruxelles-midi25h23 08:05PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha
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10:16PMBruxelles-midi25h22 11:38PMMadrid-principe Pio
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Train schedule from Brussels to Madrid

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Thalys
04:13PMBruxelles-midi25h22 05:35PMMadrid-principe Pio
4 transfers
Thalys
06:42PMBruxelles-midi25h23 08:05PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha
3 transfers
Thalys
10:16PMBruxelles-midi25h22 11:38PMMadrid-principe Pio
4 transfers

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Fastest train times from Brussels to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

1d 1 h 22 m

Average

1d 1 h 22 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

1316 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Madrid without transferring at least 3 times.

Thalys
04:13PMBruxelles-midi25h22 05:35PMMadrid-principe Pio
4 transfers
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Thalys
10:16PMBruxelles-midi25h22 11:38PMMadrid-principe Pio
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06:42PMBruxelles-midi25h23 08:05PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha
3 transfers
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Overview: Train from Brussels to Madrid

distanceDistance1316 km
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThalys

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.

Train companies: AVE trains Brussels to Madrid

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.

AVE

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:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 55 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Madrid

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: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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 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

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

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 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.

The train distance from Brussels to Madrid is around 1316 km.
On average the train from Brussels to Madrid duration is 25 h 22 min  for the 1316 km long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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.

If you're looking for trains from Brussels to Madrid, you can rely on Thalys to get you to Madrid. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Brussels to Madrid route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Madrid is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Brussels to Madrid at 15: 16   or take the last train from Brussels to Madrid leaving at 22: 16. Look for the latest Brussels Madrid train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
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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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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+32 25282828
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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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