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Overview: Train from Bologna to Madrid

distanceDistance813 miles (1312 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Bologna to Madrid cover the 813 miles (1312 km) long trip taking on average 27 h 15 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Travel between Bologna, Italy and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 23/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Bologna and Madrid as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Bologna, Italy from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bologna from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bologna from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

You should expect to travel around 813 miles (1312 km)  from Bologna to Madrid by train.
While the time it takes to travel 813 miles (1312 km) to Madrid from Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Bologna to Madrid is on average 27 h 15 min.

There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your route from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. 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 Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre of Bologna. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city centre.

The average number of trains departing Bologna for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Madrid
Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna 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 Bologna for your journey to Madrid.
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+39 892021
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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