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Train Information from Zurich to Madrid

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to Madrid cover the 773 miles (1247 km) long trip taking on average 20 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Madrid, Spain by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Madrid before traveling.

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

Return travel from Spain to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 9/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Madrid.

How far is Madrid from Zurich by train?
The distance from Zurich to Madrid by train is approximately 773 miles (1247 km).
How long is a train between Zurich and Madrid on average?
The Zurich to Madrid train duration is on average 20 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 773 miles (1247 km) from Zurich to Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Zurich goes to Madrid? What train station do I come into Madrid from Zurich?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Madrid.

How many trains per day are there between Zurich and Madrid?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Zurich to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
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