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Duration 8h 49m
Distance 1226 km
Average price 148€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Lyon and Madrid takes 8h 49m. There is at least one train per day from Lyon to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Madrid
9h 9m
122€ - 204€

Lyon to Madrid train times

Trains run once daily between Lyon and Madrid. The service departs Lyon at 14:28 in the afternoon, which arrives into Madrid at 23:17. All services require a transfer at BARCELONA-SANTS and take an average of 8h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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The distance between Lyon and Madrid is 912 km. The road distance is 1226 km.

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Lyon to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Lyon to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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