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Train Information from Rotterdam to Madrid

distanceDistance883 miles (1424 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Rotterdam to Madrid cover the 883 miles (1424 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I'm coming from Rotterdam, Netherlands by train?

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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 27/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Rotterdam and Madrid as this information can change.

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

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 27/10/2021. 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 Rotterdam train here.

How far is it from Rotterdam to Madrid by train?
The Rotterdam to Madrid train distance is approximately 883 miles (1424 km).
How many hours does it take from Rotterdam to Madrid by train?
On average the Rotterdam to Madrid train time is 16 h 10 min  covering the 883 miles (1424 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Rotterdam to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Rotterdam do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Rotterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. 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 Rotterdam Centraal   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Rotterdam Centraal, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Rotterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Rotterdam to Madrid?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Rotterdam to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Madrid
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your journey to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar