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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Madrid

distanceDistance836 miles (1348 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Birmingham to Madrid cover the 836 miles (1348 km) long trip taking on average 20 h 15 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Birmingham 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 Birmingham?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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 from Birmingham to Madrid closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Birmingham 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 United Kingdom from Madrid?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

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

How far is Birmingham to Madrid by train?
The Birmingham to Madrid train distance is approximately 836 miles (1348 km).
How many hours is the train time to Madrid from Birmingham?
The Birmingham to Madrid train duration is on average 20 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 836 miles (1348 km) from Birmingham to Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Madrid?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. 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 traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) 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 per day are there to Madrid from Birmingham?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Birmingham to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Madrid
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham 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 Birmingham for your trip to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales