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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

Is travel by train currently allowed from Southampton, United Kingdom to Madrid, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Southampton restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 26/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Southampton to Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully 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?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 28/05/2022. 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 Southampton train here.

How far is it from Southampton to Madrid by train?

The distance from Southampton to Madrid by train is approximately 731 miles (1179 km).

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

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your route from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton, Town Quay. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your trip in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers book a train from Southampton Central   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from 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.