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Overview: Train from Madrid to Athens

distanceDistance1468 miles (2368 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Athens cover the 1468 miles (2368 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Athens.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Athens, Greece?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Athens, Greece by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Greece from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

All travellers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Athens from Madrid as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Athens, Greece to Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

The government of Spain 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 19/05/2022. 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 Athens to Madrid train here.

What is the distance from Madrid to Athens via train?

You should expect to travel around 1468 miles (2368 km)  from Madrid to Athens by train.

When travelling by train from Madrid to Athens, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Athens do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Athens.

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Athens located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Athens and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Athens.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Athens
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip from Madrid to Athens.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912432343
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10

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