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Overview: Train from Madrid to London

distanceDistance783 miles (1263 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to London cover the 783 miles (1263 km) long trip 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 London Victoria.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to London from Madrid?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/22/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and London before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Madrid, Spain from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 1/21/22. 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 Madrid from London here.

How far is London from Madrid by train?

The distance from Madrid to London by train is approximately 783 miles (1263 km).

What station does the train from Madrid to London depart from? Which London train station do I come into from Madrid?

When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your route from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in London, you can end your route in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Madrid? Where is the train station in London?

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 London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city center in London.

How many train services are there between Madrid and London a day?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
London
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 London.
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Phone Number
+34 912432343
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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