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Overview: Train from Madrid to Lyon

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

Trains from Madrid to Lyon cover the 565 miles (912 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Lyon, France?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Lyon, 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 Lyon, 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 22/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lyon from Madrid as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lyon, France to Madrid, Spain?

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

Is my return train into Madrid from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Madrid to Lyon by train?

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

How long does it take from Madrid to Lyon by train?

On average the train from Madrid to Lyon duration is 17 h 41 min  for the 565 miles (912 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Madrid goes to Lyon? Which train station do I come into Lyon from Madrid?

When taking the train from Madrid to Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your route can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, 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, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Lyon.

How many trains are there between Madrid and Lyon a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Lyon
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 Lyon.
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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