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Train Information between Madrid and Birmingham

distanceDistance836 miles (1348 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Madrid to Birmingham cover the 836 miles (1348 km) long trip taking on average 34 h 32 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Madrid to Birmingham?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Birmingham as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Madrid from Birmingham?

Entry into Spain 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 Birmingham?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 26/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Birmingham.

What is the distance from Madrid to Birmingham via train?
The distance between Madrid and Birmingham by train is approximately 836 miles (1348 km).
How long does it take from Madrid to Birmingham by train?
The Madrid to Birmingham train duration is on average 34 h 32 min, which is to be expected when travelling 836 miles (1348 km) between Madrid and Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Madrid to Birmingham, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

Some of the Madrid train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Madrid train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Madrid.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Birmingham.

How many train services are there between Madrid and Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Birmingham is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Birmingham
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid 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 Madrid for your journey to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203