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Madrid to Brussels by train
Fastest journey12hr 7m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time20hr 14m
Travelling from Madrid to Brussels by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Brussels take around 12 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,316 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Brussels.
1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Brussels?
Journeys between Madrid and Brussels usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Madrid to Brussels every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Brussels?
The Madrid to Brussels train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Madrid to Brussels train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:20, and the last at 21:30.
What's the Madrid to Brussels train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Brussels are $153.44.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $295 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $285. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Madrid to Brussels train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Brussels by train.
Which train companies operate between Madrid and Brussels?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Brussels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercités de Nuit
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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