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Madrid to Brussels bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$45.35
Shortest Duration22h 25m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Madrid-Brussels Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Madrid to Brussels?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $45.46 was the low point for bus fares from Madrid to Brussels. Buses from Brussels to Madrid are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $45.46 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 23 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 818 miles (1317 kilometers) from Madrid to Brussels. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Brussels at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Madrid?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Madrid to Brussels, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Madrid to Brussels every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Madrid to Brussels?

There is one bus company that operates from Madrid to Brussels. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus423h 44m$68.67

Where does the bus leave from in Madrid?

Madrid, Madrid has two bus stations with service to Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de;Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Terminal 4

Where does the bus arrive in Brussels?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de;Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest:

  • Gare du Midi
  • Avenue Fonsny

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