Edinburgh to Madrid train

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LNER
11:30Edinburgh28h18 15:48Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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Train schedule Edinburgh to Madrid

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

1d 4 h 18 m

Average

1d 4 h 18 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1728 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Madrid without changing at least 4 times.

LNER
11:30Edinburgh28h18 15:48Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Madrid

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLNER

Trains from Edinburgh to Madrid cover the 1071 miles (1727 km) long trip taking on average 28 h 18 min with our travel partners like LNER. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Madrid

Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Madrid.
FAQs

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:

  • 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?

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 27/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Madrid before travelling.

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully 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?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

Last verified on 27/06/2022. 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 Edinburgh train here.

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Madrid via train to be approximately 1071 miles (1727 km).
While the time it takes to travel 1071 miles (1727 km) from Edinburgh to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Madrid is on average 28 h 18 min.

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. 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 Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. 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.

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Madrid, you can rely on LNER to get you to Madrid. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Madrid route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 11: 30. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 11: 30. Check Omio for the latest train times from Edinburgh to Madrid and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Madrid.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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