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Duration 11h 41m
Distance 1264 km
Average price 180€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Paris takes 11h 41m and the fastest train takes 9h 46m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Madrid to Paris. 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. Paris Bercy
10h 28m
145€ - 236€

Madrid to Paris train times

Trains run six times a week between Madrid and Paris Bercy. The service departs Madrid at 07:00 in the morning, which arrives into Paris Bercy at 16:46. All services require a transfer at BARCELONA-SANTS and take an average of 11h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Paris? 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 Paris. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 28m.

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The distance between Madrid and Paris is 1053 km. The road distance is 1264 km.

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

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Madrid to Paris train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Paris?

You can take a train from Madrid to Paris Bercy via Barcelona-Sants in around 10h 28m.
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com

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