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Train Information to Madrid from Birmingham

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

Travel between Birmingham, 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 Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 traveling 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 9/17/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Birmingham before traveling.

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

Return travel from Spain to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Birmingham from Madrid?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 9/16/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Birmingham from Madrid.

What is the distance to Madrid from Birmingham by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Birmingham to Madrid by train to be approximately 836 miles (1348 km).
How long is a train between Birmingham and Madrid on average?
While the time it takes to travel 836 miles (1348 km) between Birmingham and Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Madrid train journey time is on average 20 h 15 min.
When traveling by train from Birmingham to Madrid, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

Some of the Birmingham train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. 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 Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Madrid? Where is the Madrid train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Madrid.

How many trains per day are there from Birmingham to Madrid?
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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Birmingham Moor Street
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