Cologne to Madrid train

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Madrid

distanceDistance886 miles (1429 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Madrid cover the 886 miles (1429 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Cologne restricted?

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

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

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 24/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

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 Cologne train here.

The train distance from Cologne to Madrid is around 886 miles (1429 km).

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your trip from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. 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 Köln Hbf   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

On average, there is 1 train a day from Cologne to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Cologne to Madrid, the first train leaves at 06: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Cologne to Madrid, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 40. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Madrid times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Madrid
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne 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 Cologne for your journey to Madrid.
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+49 2211411055
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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