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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 journey 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
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Madrid and London?

Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 21/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Madrid, Spain from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London 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 London?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 21/09/2021. 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 London to Madrid train here.

What is the distance between Madrid and London by train?
You should expect to travel around 783 miles (1263 km)  between Madrid and London by train.
When travelling by train from Madrid to London, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Madrid to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your journey can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in 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 (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in London.

How many trains per day are there between Madrid and London?
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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
London
Madrid Chamartín
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Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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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