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Train Information from Bristol to Madrid

distanceDistance763 miles (1230 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Bristol to Madrid cover the 763 miles (1230 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Bristol and Madrid?

Travel by train between Bristol, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Bristol restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bristol to Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bristol from Madrid?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Madrid?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bristol, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bristol from Madrid.

What is the distance by train from Bristol to Madrid?
The distance from Bristol to Madrid by train is approximately 763 miles (1230 km).
Which train station from Bristol to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Bristol do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where is the Bristol train station located? Where is the Madrid train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Madrid.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Madrid
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30 | Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376