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Overview: Train from Lyon to 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 trip 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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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I'm coming from Lyon, France by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lyon and Madrid before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to France 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 Lyon, 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: Mandatory

Last verified on 21/01/2022. 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 Lyon train here.

What is the distance between Lyon and Madrid by train?

The distance to Madrid from Lyon by train is approximately 565 miles (912 km).

What is the average Lyon to Madrid train duration?

The train time to Madrid from Lyon is on average 17 h 40 min  for the 565 miles (912 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Madrid from Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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

There are a few train stations in Lyon to start your trip from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

Where do I find the Lyon train station to Madrid? Where is the Madrid train station?

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

How many trains are there from Lyon to Madrid a day?

The average number of trains departing Lyon for Madrid 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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Madrid
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your journey to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités