Madrid to Palermo train

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Palermo

distanceDistance923 miles (1488 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to Palermo cover the 923 miles (1488 km) long journey taking on average 55 h 55 min 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 Palermo Centrale.

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FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Palermo, 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Palermo, 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 16/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Palermo from Madrid before travelling.

Return travel from Italy to Spain is: Partially open.

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

Entry into 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 Palermo?

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 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Palermo.

You should expect to travel around 923 miles (1488 km)  from Madrid to Palermo by train.
The Madrid to Palermo train duration is on average 55 h 55 min, which is to be expected when travelling 923 miles (1488 km) to Palermo from Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

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, Palermo Centrale, is located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre of Palermo.

On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Palermo. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Palermo
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip between Madrid and Palermo.
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+34 912432343
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Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
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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

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