The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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23 h 16 m
1d 8 m
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It's difficult to get from Madrid to Zurich without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||773 miles (1247 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train providers||Renfe SNCF or Renfe AVE|
Trains from Madrid to Zurich cover the 773 miles (1247 km) long trip taking on average 24 h 8 min with our travel partners like Renfe SNCF or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zürich HB.
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Looking for a comfortable way to travel from Madrid to Zurich? Reserve your Renfe AVE train from Madrid to Zurich with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Madrid to Zurich trip. Omio shows you current AVE schedules and tickets to cover the 773 miles (1247 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this journey. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.
As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!
Madrid to Zurich train information with AVE:
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Train information from Madrid to Zurich with Renfe-SNCF:
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Madrid and Zurich as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Madrid is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/22. 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 Madrid from Zurich here.
When taking the train between Madrid and Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your route can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Zürich HB.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from its city center.
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