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Overview: Train from Madrid to London

distanceDistance783 miles (1263 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to London cover the 783 miles (1263 km) long route with our travel partners like. 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.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Madrid, Spain and London, United Kingdom allowed?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Madrid as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Madrid, Spain from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

Last verified on 1/26/22. 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 London to Madrid train here.

What is the distance between Madrid and London via train?

You should expect to travel around 783 miles (1263 km)  between Madrid and London by train.

Which train station in Madrid goes to London? Which train station do I come into London from Madrid?

When taking a train from Madrid, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to London Victoria.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.

How many train services per day are there to London from Madrid?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
London
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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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