The cheapest trains from Gibraltar to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 20 Sep

Cheapest

£52

Average

£52

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Gibraltar to Madrid will cost around £ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.

Cheapest
15:18San Roque-La Linea5h17 20:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£521One-way

Timetable Gibraltar to Madrid

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Sun
19 Sep
£104Renfe
£19Grupo Interbus
Mon
20 Sep
£52Renfe
£19Grupo Interbus
Tue
21 Sep
£33Renfe
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Wed
22 Sep
£39Renfe
£19Grupo Interbus
Thu
23 Sep
£20Renfe
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Fri
24 Sep
£52Renfe
£19Grupo Interbus
Sat
25 Sep
£23Renfe
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The fastest trains from Gibraltar to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 20 Sep

Fastest Journey

5 h 17 m

Average

5 h 17 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

496 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Gibraltar for Madrid every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 496 km distance in an average of 5 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 17 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
15:18San Roque-La Linea5h17 20:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£521One-way

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Train Information between Gibraltar and Madrid

distanceDistance308 miles (496 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Gibraltar to Madrid cover the 308 miles (496 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 17 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20.

Renfe

Travel from Gibraltar to Madrid with ease and comfort with Renfe, Spain’s main operator of train services covering around 9, 300 miles of domestic and international routes. When taking a Renfe train from Gibraltar to Madrid, you can expect to travel 308 miles (496 km) and pay as low as £20. Check Renfe’s train timetables on Omio and score cheap tickets between Gibraltar and Madrid!

Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your trip.

Renfe offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. AVE trains run at high-speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

When you buy your Renfe train tickets from Gibraltar to Madrid don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Gibraltar to Madrid

Travelling by train from Gibraltar to Madrid is easy. Every day of the week, travellers can pick from between six to eight trains from Gibraltar to Madrid, with early morning, lunchtime and evening departures all possible. Every train service is operated by Renfe, and there are two departure points: Algeciras station or San Roque-La Linea, which is much closer to the Gibraltar-Spain border. There are no services directly from Gibraltar itself, and travellers need to cross the border before they can board. When they are underway, most trains run straight into Madrid's Atocha station, although some require a change at Antequera Santa Ana. Journey times vary, and the shortest duration is around 5 hours 30 minutes.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Gibraltar, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain allowed?

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Gibraltar 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 Gibraltar?

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 17/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Gibraltar closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Gibraltar 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 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Gibraltar, 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 18/09/2021. 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 Gibraltar train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Gibraltar to Madrid?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Madrid from Gibraltar to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Gibraltar to Madrid?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Gibraltar to Madrid train price to come in at an average of £46  one way.
How many miles is it from Gibraltar to Madrid by train?
The Gibraltar to Madrid train distance is approximately 308 miles (496 km).
How long does it take from Gibraltar to Madrid by train?
While the time it takes to travel 308 miles (496 km) from Gibraltar to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Gibraltar to Madrid is on average 5 h 17 min.
Which train companies can take me to Madrid from Gibraltar?
For the best Gibraltar to Madrid train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Gibraltar and Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Gibraltar to Madrid direct trains?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Gibraltar to Madrid with Renfe  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When can I take the first train from Gibraltar to Madrid? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Gibraltar to Madrid leaves at 13: 18. The last train departing from Gibraltar to Madrid leaves at 13: 18. You can find the latest Gibraltar to Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Gibraltar Madrid train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Gibraltar and Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £46 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Gibraltar to Madrid a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Madrid Chamartín
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Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C