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Stockholm to Madrid by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    16:24
  • Avg changes
    4
  • Fastest journey
    35hr 37m
  • Distance
    2,595 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    3
  • Avg. journey time
    49hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stockholm to Madrid by train

Fast trains from Stockholm to Madrid take around 1 day, 11 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 2,595 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stockholm and Madrid.

1. Are there direct trains from Stockholm to Madrid?

Journeys between Stockholm and Madrid usually involve 4 changes of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Stockholm to Madrid every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 3 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stockholm to Madrid?

The Stockholm to Madrid train travel time is normally about 1 day, 11 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stockholm to Madrid train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Madrid is usually scheduled to depart Stockholm around 06:10 and the last train is around 16:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stockholm around 06:21, and the last at 16:24.

When to book Stockholm to Madrid train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Stockholm to Madrid by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stockholm and Madrid?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stockholm to Madrid, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alleo
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • FS100
  • ICE
  • ICL
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Metronom
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • X2000

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.