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Overview: Train from Basel to Madrid

distanceDistance743 miles (1199 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Basel to Madrid cover the 743 miles (1199 km) long route taking on average 26 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Basel to Madrid

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Madrid train.

Basel to Madrid train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 47 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

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FAQs

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

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

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Basel is: Fully open

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

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 25/06/2022. 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 Basel train here.

The distance to Madrid from Basel by train is approximately 743 miles (1199 km).
On average the train from Basel to Madrid duration is 26 h 47 min  for the 743 miles (1199 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Basel to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Basel SBB   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Basel to Madrid, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express to get you to Madrid. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Basel to Madrid journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Basel for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Basel to Madrid leaves at 17: 09   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 09. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Madrid timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Basel SBB is the most popular Basel 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 Basel for your journey to Madrid.

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