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Train Information to Madrid from Cologne

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Madrid cover the 773 miles (1247 km) long journey taking on average 25 h 53 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Cologne, Italy and Madrid, Spain allowed?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Cologne before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Cologne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Spain?

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne from Madrid here.

What is the distance to Madrid from Cologne by train?
The distance to Madrid from Cologne by train is approximately 773 miles (1247 km).
How many hours is the train time to Madrid from Cologne?
On average the Cologne to Madrid train travel time is 25 h 53 min  for the 773 miles (1247 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Cologne to Madrid, which train station in Cologne do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cologne   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Cologne, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

How many trains are there to Madrid from Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Madrid is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments
Madrid Puerta De Atocha
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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