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Train Information to Madrid from Manchester

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
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Madrid from Manchester?

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:

  • 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?

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 21/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Manchester as this information can change.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Manchester, United Kingdom from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Manchester 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 21/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Manchester and Madrid by train?
You should expect to travel around 903 miles (1456 km)  between Manchester and Madrid by train.
How long is the train from Manchester to Madrid?
While the time it takes to travel 903 miles (1456 km) between Manchester and 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 from Manchester to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Madrid? Where is the Madrid train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Madrid?
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.
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Manchester
Madrid
Manchester Oxford Road
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Manchester Piccadilly
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Victoria
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