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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Madrid

distanceDistance1065 miles (1718 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Glasgow to Madrid cover the 1065 miles (1718 km) long journey taking on average 43 h 9 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Glasgow, United Kingdom to Madrid, Spain?

Travel between Glasgow, 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 Glasgow?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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 25/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Glasgow and Madrid before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Glasgow from Madrid restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 25/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Glasgow from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Glasgow to Madrid by train?

The distance to Madrid from Glasgow by train is approximately 1065 miles (1718 km).

How long does it take from Glasgow to Madrid by train?

On average the Glasgow to Madrid train time is 43 h 9 min  covering the 1065 miles (1718 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Glasgow and arrival train station in Madrid?

There are a few train stations in Glasgow to start your trip from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). 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 Glasgow Central   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

How many trains are there from Glasgow to Madrid a day?

The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Madrid
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Madrid.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper