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Overview: Train from Nice to Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Nice to Madrid cover the 605 miles (975 km) long trip taking on average 21 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Nice, France to Madrid, Spain?

Travel between Nice, France and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 26/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Nice to Madrid as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Nice, France from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Nice is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Madrid?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

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

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

Last verified on 26/01/2022. 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 Madrid to Nice train here.

What is the distance from Nice to Madrid via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Nice via train to be approximately 605 miles (975 km).

What is the average Nice to Madrid train duration?

The train time from Nice to Madrid is on average 21 h 48 min  for the 605 miles (975 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Madrid from Nice by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Nice to Madrid, which train station in Nice do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Nice to Madrid, you can choose to depart from train stations like Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. Your trip can end in train stations such as Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Nice Ville   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Nice Ville and need to travel around 0.2 miles (378 m) 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 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there between Nice and Madrid a day?

The average number of trains departing Nice for Madrid is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Nice Ville is the most popular Nice 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 Nice for your journey to Madrid.
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Public transport options for Nice Ville
Bus lines: Ligne d'Azur
Tram lines: 1
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, TER PACA 3, TER PACA 4, TER PACA 5, TER PACA 6, Russian Railways