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Overview: Train from Madrid to Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Madrid to Paris cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long journey with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Paris

Travel by train to Paris 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 Paris.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Madrid to Paris?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 Paris to Madrid train here.

What is the distance between Madrid and Paris by train?

The train distance from Madrid to Paris is around 652 miles (1052 km).

Which train station from Madrid to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Madrid do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Madrid.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre of Paris.

Which train companies should I travel with from Madrid to Paris?

If you're looking for trains from Madrid to Paris, you can rely on Renfe-SNCF to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Madrid to Paris route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Madrid and Paris?

The average number of trains departing Madrid for Paris is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Paris
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 Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+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