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Duration 16h 48m
Distance 1223.2 km
Average price 150€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Lyon takes 16h 48m and the fastest train takes 16h 40m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Madrid to Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Barcelona

  1. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Lyon
9h 10m
120€ - 201€

Madrid to Lyon train times

Trains run six times a week between Madrid and Lyon. The service departs Madrid at 20:30 in the evening, which arrives into Lyon at 13:20. All services require a transfer at BARCELONA-SANTS and take an average of 16h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Lyon? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and Lyon is 912 km. The road distance is 1223.2 km.

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Madrid to Lyon train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Madrid to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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There are 2364+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Lyon?

You can take a train from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona-Sants in around 9h 10m.
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
renfe-sncf.com

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