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Train Information between Madrid and 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 cross-border travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Lyon, France allowed?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lyon from Madrid before travelling.

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

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Madrid from Lyon?

Entry into 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 Lyon?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Madrid from Lyon.

What is the distance to Lyon from Madrid by train?
The distance from Madrid to Lyon by train is approximately 565 miles (912 km).
How many hours does it take from Madrid to Lyon by train?
On average the Madrid to Lyon train time is 17 h 41 min  covering the 565 miles (912 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Madrid goes to Lyon? Which train station do I come into Lyon from Madrid?

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

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Lyon.

How many trains per day are there from Madrid to Lyon?
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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ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203