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Train Information from Madrid to Salzburg

distanceDistance969 miles (1563 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to Salzburg cover the 969 miles (1563 km) long journey taking on average 55 h 42 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 Salzburg Hbf.

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

Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Salzburg 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 Austria from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel from Austria to Spain is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Salzburg?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Salzburg.

What is the distance from Madrid to Salzburg via train?
You should expect to travel around 969 miles (1563 km)  to Salzburg from Madrid by train.
What is the average Madrid to Salzburg train duration?
On average the train from Madrid to Salzburg duration is 55 h 42 min  for the 969 miles (1563 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Madrid to Salzburg train leave from? Which Salzburg train station do I come into from Madrid?

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Salzburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Madrid to go to Salzburg? Where is the train station in Salzburg located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Salzburg most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Salzburg
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 Salzburg.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203