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Train Information from Madrid to London

distanceDistance783 miles (1263 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to London cover the 783 miles (1263 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in London Victoria.

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

Travel between Madrid, Spain and London, 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 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 London, 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 30/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Madrid as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from London is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Madrid from London restricted?

International entry 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 London?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 01/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from London closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Madrid to London?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to London from Madrid via train to be approximately 783 miles (1263 km).
Which train station in Madrid goes to London? Which train station do I come into London 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 London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

How many trains are there to London from Madrid a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
London
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 London.
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+34 912432343
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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