Madrid to London train

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Renfe AVE
09:30AMMadrid-puerta De Atocha23h30 09:00AMLondon St Pancras Intl
3 transfers
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Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha20h50 05:30PMLondon St Pancras Intl
3 transfers
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Train schedule from Madrid to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, December 4
Renfe AVE
09:30AMMadrid-puerta De Atocha23h30 09:00AMLondon St Pancras Intl
3 transfers
Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha20h50 05:30PMLondon St Pancras Intl
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Madrid to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 04

Fastest Journey

20 h 50 m

Average

22 h 10 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1264 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to London without transferring at least 3 times.

Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha20h50 05:30PMLondon St Pancras Intl
3 transfers
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Renfe AVE
09:30AMMadrid-puerta De Atocha23h30 09:00AMLondon St Pancras Intl
3 transfers
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Overview: Train from Madrid to London

distanceDistance1263 km
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to London cover the 1263 km long route taking on average 18 h 16 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: AVE trains Madrid to London

Find the best route to London from Madrid with Omio's train partners AVE! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

AVE

Travel 783 miles (1263 km) from Madrid to London comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railway operator, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train timetables and the best deals for the Madrid to London journey so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the trip, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets to London from Madrid. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.

AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of timetables throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WC, WiFi and entertainment on board.

AVE from Madrid to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 18 h 16 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to London

Travel Tips: Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to London.
FAQs

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

Is international entry into London from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from London is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Madrid from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

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

Last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from London closer to your date of departure here.

You should expect to travel around 1263 km  between Madrid and London by train.
On average the train from Madrid to London duration is 18 h 16 min  for the 1263 km long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Madrid train stations to London you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in London Victoria.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Madrid to London, you can count on Renfe AVE for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Madrid and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Madrid for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Madrid at 09: 30. The last train leaves from Madrid at 20: 40. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Madrid to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and London

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Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your journey to London.
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+34 912432343
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Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport 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
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