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Train Information from Edinburgh to Madrid

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Edinburgh to Madrid cover the 1071 miles (1727 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Madrid
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

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

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

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 02/08/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Edinburgh and Madrid before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last verified on 02/08/2021. 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 Edinburgh train here.

What is the distance to Madrid from Edinburgh by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Madrid via train to be approximately 1071 miles (1727 km).
Which train station in Edinburgh goes to Madrid? Which train station do I come into Madrid from Edinburgh?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your journey in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Madrid?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Madrid
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.