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Overview: Train from Porto to Madrid

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Porto to Madrid cover the 261 miles (421 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 56 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Porto - Campanha and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Porto, Portugal and Madrid, Spain allowed?

Travel between Porto, Portugal and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Porto?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in Spain, 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 1/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Porto before traveling.

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

Return travel from Spain to Portugal is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Porto from Madrid?

Entry into Portugal is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Porto, Portugal?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/13/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Porto from Madrid.

What is the distance from Porto to Madrid by train?

The distance to Madrid from Porto by train is approximately 261 miles (421 km).

How long is the train between Porto and Madrid?

On average the Porto to Madrid train travel time is 17 h 56 min  for the 261 miles (421 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Porto - Campanha and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

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

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Porto
Madrid
The major railway station for departures from Porto is Porto - Campanha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Porto - Campanha for your journey to Madrid from Porto.

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