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Overview: Train from Madrid to Bristol

distanceDistance763 miles (1230 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Bristol cover the 763 miles (1230 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 Bristol Temple Meads.

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

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Bristol, 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 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bristol, 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 07/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Bristol as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Madrid, Spain from Bristol, United Kingdom?

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

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

Reentry to 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 Bristol?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 07/12/2021. 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 Bristol to Madrid train here.

What is the distance to Bristol from Madrid via train?
The train distance from Madrid to Bristol is around 763 miles (1230 km).
When travelling by train from Madrid to Bristol, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Bristol do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Madrid train station to Bristol? Where is the Bristol train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bristol Temple Meads, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Bristol
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 Bristol.
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Phone Number
+34 912432343
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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