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Overview: Train from Madrid to Southampton

distanceDistance731 miles (1179 km)
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Trains from Madrid to Southampton cover the 731 miles (1179 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Southampton Central.

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FAQs

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

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Southampton as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Madrid, Spain from Southampton, United Kingdom?

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 28/01/2022. 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 Southampton to Madrid train here.

How far is it from Madrid to Southampton by train?

The train distance from Madrid to Southampton is around 731 miles (1179 km).

What station does the Madrid to Southampton train leave from? Which Southampton train station do I come into from Madrid?

Some of the Madrid train stations to Southampton you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Southampton include Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Southampton Central.

Where is the Madrid train station located? Where is the Southampton train station located?

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, Southampton Central, is located 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre of Southampton.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Southampton.
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