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Overview: Train from Madrid to Edinburgh

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Edinburgh cover the 1071 miles (1727 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 Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to Edinburgh before travelling.

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

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

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Edinburgh.

You should expect to travel around 1071 miles (1727 km)  between Madrid and Edinburgh by train.

When taking a train from Madrid, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When you arrive in Edinburgh, your train can arrive in train stations including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Edinburgh Waverley.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Edinburgh
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 Edinburgh.
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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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