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Overview: Train from Madrid to Milan

distanceDistance737 miles (1188 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Madrid to Milan cover the 737 miles (1188 km) long route taking on average 23 h 13 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 Milano Centrale.

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Milan

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What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Milan from Madrid?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Milan, 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 Milan, 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 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Milan before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Milan, Italy to Madrid, Spain?

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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 20/01/2022. 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 Milan to Madrid train here.

How far is it from Madrid to Milan by train?

The Madrid to Milan train distance is approximately 737 miles (1188 km).

How long is the train journey between Madrid and Milan?

The Madrid to Milan train duration is on average 23 h 13 min, which is to be expected when travelling 737 miles (1188 km) between Madrid and Milan. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Madrid to Milan, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Milan do I arrive in?

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 Milan, your train can arrive in train stations including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

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

Where is the train station in Madrid? Where is the train station in Milan?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Madrid.

The most popular arrival train station, Milano Centrale, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre of Milan.

How many train services per day are there between Madrid and Milan?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Milan.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 912432343
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
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