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Overview: Train from Madrid to Athens

distanceDistance1468 miles (2368 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Athens cover the 1468 miles (2368 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Athens.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Athens, Greece?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Athens, Greece by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Greece from Spain?

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

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

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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

All travelers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to Athens as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Athens is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Madrid from Athens restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Athens closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance between Madrid and Athens by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Athens from Madrid by train to be approximately 1468 miles (2368 km).

What is the departure train station in Madrid and arrival train station in Athens?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Athens.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Athens, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Athens
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your journey from Madrid to Athens.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912432343
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10

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