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Train Information between Lyon and Madrid

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Lyon to Madrid cover the 565 miles (912 km) long route taking on average 17 h 40 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Trains from Lyon to Madrid
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Lyon, France and Madrid, Spain allowed?

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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 20/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Madrid from Lyon as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Lyon, France from Madrid, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Lyon, France from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lyon from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Lyon to Madrid by train?
The train distance from Lyon to Madrid is around 565 miles (912 km).
How long does it take from Lyon to Madrid by train?
While the time it takes to travel 565 miles (912 km) from Lyon to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lyon to Madrid is on average 17 h 40 min.
Which train station from Lyon to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Lyon do I arrive in?

Some of the Lyon train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

Where is the train station in Lyon? Where is the train station in Madrid?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Lyon.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Madrid.

How many train services are there to Madrid from Lyon a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Madrid
Lyon Part Dieu
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Lyon-Perrache
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