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Duration 20h 48m
Distance 1242.7 km
Average price 250€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Nice Airport (NCE) takes 20h 48m and the fastest train takes 20h 44m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Madrid to Nice Airport (NCE). 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. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Marseille St Charles
  4. Nice Airport (NCE)
12h 37m
175€ - 310€

Madrid to Nice Airport (NCE) train times

Trains run six times a week between Madrid and Nice Airport (NCE). The service departs Madrid at 12:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Nice Airport (NCE) at 09:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 20h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Nice Airport (NCE). However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Aéroport Terminal 2 via Barcelona-Sants, Marseille St Charles and Durandy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 37m.

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The distance between Madrid and Nice Airport (NCE) is 969 km. The road distance is 1242.7 km.

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Madrid to Nice Airport (NCE) train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Madrid to Nice Airport (NCE) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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There are 9076+ hotels available in Nice Airport (NCE). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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