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Overview: Train from Madrid to Florence

distanceDistance797 miles (1286 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Madrid to Florence cover the 797 miles (1286 km) long route taking on average 29 h 44 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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Madrid and Florence?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Florence, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Florence from Madrid before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Florence, Italy?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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 21/01/2022. 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 Florence to Madrid train here.

What is the distance between Madrid and Florence by train?

You should expect to travel around 797 miles (1286 km)  from Madrid to Florence by train.

How long is the train between Madrid and Florence?

The train time from Madrid to Florence is on average 29 h 44 min  for the 797 miles (1286 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Madrid to Florence by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Madrid goes to Florence? Which train station do I come into Florence from Madrid?

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 Florence, your train can arrive in train stations including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Florence most often arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Madrid to Florence?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Madrid to Florence. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Florence
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 Florence.
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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