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Overview: Train from Berlin to Madrid

distanceDistance1159 miles (1869 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Berlin to Madrid cover the 1159 miles (1869 km) long journey taking on average 47 h 49 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Trains from Berlin to Madrid
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Berlin and Madrid?

Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Berlin closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Madrid, Spain to Berlin, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Berlin 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 Germany from Madrid?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/6/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Madrid closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Berlin to Madrid by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Berlin and Madrid by train to be approximately 1159 miles (1869 km).
What is the Berlin to Madrid train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 1159 miles (1869 km) to Madrid from Berlin can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Berlin to Madrid train journey time is on average 47 h 49 min.
When traveling by train from Berlin to Madrid, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

Some of the Berlin train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center.

How many train services are there between Berlin and Madrid a day?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Madrid
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Madrid.
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+49 302971055
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Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7