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Overview: Train from Cologne to Madrid

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Cologne to Madrid cover the 773 miles (1247 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

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

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 5/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Madrid before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, 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 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate 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 5/26/22. 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 between Cologne and Madrid by train?

The Cologne to Madrid train distance is approximately 773 miles (1247 km).

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

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

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Madrid train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Cologne and need to travel around 0.6 miles (1 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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Madrid
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Cologne. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cologne for your journey between Cologne and Madrid.

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