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Overview: Train from Bristol to Madrid

distanceDistance763 miles (1230 km)
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Trains from Bristol to Madrid cover the 763 miles (1230 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

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

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Bristol 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 Bristol?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bristol to Madrid closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return 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 Bristol 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bristol, 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: Recommended

Last checked on 1/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bristol from Madrid.

How far is Bristol to Madrid by train?

The distance between Bristol and Madrid by train is approximately 763 miles (1230 km).

Which train station from Bristol to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Bristol do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bristol Temple Meads   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where is the departure train station in Bristol located? Where is the arrival train station in Madrid located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Madrid
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your journey from Bristol to Madrid.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line