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Overview: Train from Nice to Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Nice to Madrid cover the 605 miles (975 km) long journey taking on average 21 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Nice, France and Madrid, Spain allowed?

Travel by train between Nice, France and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Nice restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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

The above information was last checked on 1/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Nice and Madrid closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Madrid, Spain?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

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

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

Last checked on 1/19/22. 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 Nice from Madrid here.

How far is it from Nice to Madrid by train?

The Nice to Madrid train distance is approximately 605 miles (975 km).

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

On average the Nice to Madrid train time is 21 h 48 min  covering the 605 miles (975 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

When taking a train from Nice, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. When you arrive in Madrid, your train can arrive in train stations including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Nice Ville   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where is the Nice train station located? Where is the Madrid train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nice Ville, which is located around 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center.

How many trains are there between Nice and Madrid a day?

The average number of trains departing Nice for Madrid is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nice
Madrid
Nice Ville is the most popular Nice 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 Nice for your trip to Madrid.
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 493870707
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 30 - 15: 30
Public transit options for Nice Ville
Bus lines: Ligne d'Azur
Tram lines: 1
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, TER PACA 3, TER PACA 4, TER PACA 5, TER PACA 6, Russian Railways