Paris to Madrid train

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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03:11PMParis4h36 07:47PMMadrid
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Train schedule from Paris to Madrid

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Fastest train times from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Dec 04

Fastest Journey

4 h 36 m

Average

4 h 36 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1052 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Paris for Madrid every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:11PMParis4h36 07:47PMMadrid
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1231One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Madrid

distanceDistance1052 km
durationAverage train duration4 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price€102 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTGV inOui

Trains from Paris to Madrid cover the 1052 km long journey taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like TGV inOui. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around €102, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €59. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Trains From Paris to Madrid: Journey Details

Trains offer a fast and convenient way to travel from Paris to Madrid. Passengers can make the journey in 10 hours in two stages. The first stage involves taking a high-speed double-decker TGV Duplex train from Paris to Barcelona Sants station. Direct Trains leave Paris Gare de Lyon first thing in the morning and then additionally in the early afternoon. This train passes along a scenic route and calls at Montpellier St Roche, Perpignan and Girona on a journey that takes around 6 hours and 25 minutes. Another option is to take an overnight train from Paris-Austerlitz Station to Barcelona which departs at 11:43 p.m. Passengers then switch to an AVE high-speed train for the 2.30 hour trip to Madrid. These trains depart every 30 minutes during peak periods.

Taking the Train from Paris

Trains From Paris to Madrid depart from hall 2 of the Gare de Lyon located on the River Seine's north bank in the east of the city. Gare de Lyon is on lines 1, 5 and 14 of the metro line allowing fast easy access from all over Paris and is also on the Regional Express Network commuter train line. The station is also very well served with RATP buses including several night routes. Bus stops can be found on with stops on nearby Boulevard Diderot and Rue de Bercy.

Getting into Madrid by Train

A place of grand boulevards, gardens and parks, stately squares, renowned museums and galleries, and a thriving nightlife and gastronomic scene, Madrid is one of Europe's great capitals with much to offer visitors. Trains from Paris arrive at Madrid Puerta de Atocha station. From here, passengers can continue on Cercanias Renfe (commuter trains) or the underground (Metro de Madrid) to various parts of the capital. Madrid is also home to an extensive bus network offering convenient access to all parts of the city.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Madrid 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 Paris to Madrid.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Madrid as this information can change.

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Madrid to Paris train here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Paris and Madrid for as little as €59  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Madrid train price to come in at an average of €102  one way.
You should expect to travel around 1052 km  to Madrid from Paris by train.
On average the train from Paris to Madrid duration is 4 h 36 min  for the 1052 km long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your journey in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Madrid.

When taking a train from Paris to Madrid, you can count on TGV inOui for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Madrid from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Madrid is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Paris to Madrid, the first train leaves at 07: 11. If you prefer late night trains from Paris to Madrid, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 38. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a train between Paris and Madrid to cost on average €102 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Madrid train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Madrid

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Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Madrid.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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