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Overview: Train from Bologna to Madrid

distanceDistance813 miles (1312 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Bologna to Madrid cover the 813 miles (1312 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Bologna, Italy to Madrid, Spain?

Travel by train between Bologna, Italy and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Bologna restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bologna to Madrid 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 Bologna, Italy?

Return travel from Spain to Italy is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Madrid?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 1/23/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bologna from Madrid.

How many miles is it from Bologna to Madrid by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Madrid by train to be approximately 813 miles (1312 km).

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

There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your journey from including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. 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 Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bologna Centrale, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Bologna.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center of Madrid.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Madrid
Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna 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 Bologna for your trip to Madrid.
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+39 892021
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN