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Overview: Train from Madrid to Bologna

distanceDistance813 miles (1312 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to Bologna cover the 813 miles (1312 km) long trip taking on average 28 h 23 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Madrid and Bologna?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When traveling in Italy, 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 1/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to Bologna before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Bologna, Italy?

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

Is my return train into Madrid from Bologna restricted?

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

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

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 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Bologna closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance from Madrid to Bologna by train?

The train distance from Madrid to Bologna is around 813 miles (1312 km).

How long is a train from Madrid to Bologna on average?

While the time it takes to travel 813 miles (1312 km) to Bologna from Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Bologna train journey time is on average 28 h 23 min.

When traveling by train from Madrid to Bologna, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Bologna do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your route from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Bologna you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the train station to the city center in Bologna.

How many trains per day are there between Madrid and Bologna?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Bologna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Bologna
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your trip to Bologna.
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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