Madrid to Manchester train

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Renfe AVE
06:30Madrid-puerta De Atocha2h50 09:20Manchester Piccadilly
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09:30Madrid-puerta De Atocha27h07 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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20:40Madrid-puerta De Atocha27h15 23:55Manchester Piccadilly
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Train schedule Madrid to Manchester

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Renfe AVE
06:30Madrid-puerta De Atocha2h50 09:20Manchester Piccadilly
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Renfe AVE
09:30Madrid-puerta De Atocha27h07 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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Renfe AVE
20:40Madrid-puerta De Atocha27h15 23:55Manchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

19 h 4 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

1457 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Manchester without changing at least 5 times.

Renfe AVE
06:30Madrid-puerta De Atocha2h50 09:20Manchester Piccadilly
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Renfe AVE
09:30Madrid-puerta De Atocha27h07 12:37Manchester Piccadilly
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20:40Madrid-puerta De Atocha27h15 23:55Manchester Piccadilly
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Manchester

distanceDistance903 miles
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
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carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Manchester cover the 903 miles long trip taking on average 18 h 13 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: AVE trains Madrid to Manchester

Travel to Manchester from Madrid on AVE trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

AVE

Travel 903 miles (1456 km) from Madrid to Manchester comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railway operator, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train timetables and the best deals for the Madrid to Manchester trip so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the route, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets to Manchester from Madrid. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.

AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of timetables throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WC, WiFi and entertainment on board.

Train information from Madrid to Manchester with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 27 h 11 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Manchester.
FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Manchester, 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, 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 08/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to Manchester before travelling.

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

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

Entry into 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 Manchester?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 28/07/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Manchester.

The distance to Manchester from Madrid by train is approximately 903 miles.
The Madrid to Manchester train duration is on average 18 h 13 min, which is to be expected when travelling 903 miles between Madrid and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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 Manchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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

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, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

When taking a train from Madrid to Manchester, you can count on Renfe AVE for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Manchester from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Madrid to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Madrid to Manchester at 06: 30   or take the last train from Madrid to Manchester leaving at 20: 40. Look for the latest Madrid Manchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Manchester
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 Manchester.
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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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