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Train Information from Madrid to Stansted

distanceDistance813 miles (1311 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Stansted cover the 813 miles (1311 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Stansted, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Stansted 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 United Kingdom from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Stansted from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Stansted, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Stansted is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Madrid from Stansted restricted?

International entry 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 Stansted?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Stansted closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance to Stansted from Madrid by train?
The Madrid to Stansted train distance is approximately 813 miles (1311 km).
What station does the Madrid to Stansted train leave from? Which Stansted 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 Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

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

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Stansted located?

Passengers booking this trip 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 Stansted most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from this train station to the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Stansted
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 Stansted.
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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