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Train Information between Madrid and Birmingham

distanceDistance836 miles (1348 km)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Madrid to Birmingham cover the 836 miles (1348 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 Birmingham New Street.

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Trains from Madrid to Birmingham
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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:

  • 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 and COVID-19 testing
  • 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 23/07/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to 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
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

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 23/07/2021. 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 between Madrid and Birmingham by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Birmingham from Madrid via train to be approximately 836 miles (1348 km).
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 train station in Madrid? Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Birmingham
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments
Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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Refreshments
WC

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