Paris to Madrid train

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TGV inOui
07:11Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 24h36 11:47Madrid-principe Pio
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20:06Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 24h41 00:47Madrid-principe Pio
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21:38Paris Gare De Lyon2h44 00:22Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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Train schedule Paris to Madrid

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TGV inOui
07:11Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 24h36 11:47Madrid-principe Pio
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20:06Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 24h41 00:47Madrid-principe Pio
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TGV inOui
21:38Paris Gare De Lyon2h44 00:22Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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Fastest train times from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

4 h

Trains per day

3

Distance

1052 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Madrid without changing at least once.

TGV inOui
21:38Paris Gare De Lyon2h44 00:22Madrid-puerta De Atocha
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07:11Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 24h36 11:47Madrid-principe Pio
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20:06Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 24h41 00:47Madrid-principe Pio
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Overview: Train from Paris to Madrid

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTGV inOui

Trains from Paris to Madrid cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 10 min with our travel partners like TGV inOui. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. 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 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 by train between Paris, France and Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Paris restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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:

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

The above information was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

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

Is my return train into Paris 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

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:

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

Last checked on 29/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

The distance to Madrid from Paris by train is approximately 652 miles (1052 km).
On average the Paris to Madrid train time is 15 h 10 min  covering the 652 miles (1052 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When taking the train to Madrid from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your trip can end in train stations such as Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city centre.

For the best Paris to Madrid train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with TGV inOui. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Paris to Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
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 times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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ParkingParking
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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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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+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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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
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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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