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Overview: Train from Southampton to Madrid

distanceDistance731 miles (1179 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Southampton to Madrid cover the 731 miles (1179 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Southampton?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Southampton and Madrid before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Southampton, United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last verified on 07/12/2021. 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 Southampton train here.

How far is it from Southampton to Madrid by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Southampton to Madrid via train to be approximately 731 miles (1179 km).
Which train station in Southampton goes to Madrid? Which train station do I come into Madrid from Southampton?

There are a few train stations in Southampton to start your journey from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. 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 Southampton Central   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where is the train station in Southampton? Where is the train station in Madrid?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Southampton Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Madrid
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton 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 Southampton for your journey to Madrid.