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Overview: Train from Manchester to Madrid

distanceDistance903 miles (1456 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Manchester to Madrid cover the 903 miles (1456 km) long journey taking on average 21 h 2 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Manchester, United Kingdom to Madrid, Spain?

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

Can I enter Spain from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Manchester to Madrid as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

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

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last checked on 21/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Manchester from Madrid.

What is the distance between Manchester and Madrid via train?

You should expect to travel around 903 miles (1456 km)  from Manchester to Madrid by train.

How long is the train to Madrid from Manchester?

While the time it takes to travel 903 miles (1456 km) from Manchester to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Madrid is on average 21 h 2 min.

Which train station in Manchester goes to Madrid? Which train station do I come into Madrid from Manchester?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When you arrive in Madrid, your train can arrive in train stations including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there from Manchester to Madrid a day?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Madrid
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Madrid.
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Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales