Bologna to Madrid train

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Madrid

distanceDistance813 miles (1312 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersItaloTreno

Trains from Bologna to Madrid cover the 813 miles (1312 km) long trip taking on average 25 h 39 min with our travel partners like ItaloTreno. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: Italo from Bologna to Madrid trains

Travel on Italo trains from Bologna to Madrid at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Train information from Bologna to Madrid with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 25 h 39 min
  • Italo frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Madrid.

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bologna to Madrid before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Bologna, Italy from Madrid is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Bologna from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

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

Last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bologna from Madrid closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bologna to Madrid by train to be approximately 813 miles (1312 km).
On average the Bologna to Madrid train travel time is 25 h 39 min  for the 813 miles (1312 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your route from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. 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.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the best Bologna to Madrid train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with ItaloTreno. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Bologna to Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Bologna for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Bologna to Madrid train departs at 2: 06 PM   and the last train from Bologna to Madrid leaves at 2: 06 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bologna to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports in Bologna and 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.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
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

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