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Train Information from Edinburgh to Madrid

distanceDistance1071 miles (1727 km)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Edinburgh to Madrid cover the 1071 miles (1727 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Madrid
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I'm coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train?

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

Can I enter Spain from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/31/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Edinburgh as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Madrid, Spain to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 7/30/21. 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 Edinburgh from Madrid here.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Madrid by train?
You should expect to travel around 1071 miles (1727 km)  between Edinburgh and Madrid by train.
What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Madrid?

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Madrid
Edinburgh Waverley
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 within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.