Duration 15h 58m
Distance 1269.6 km
Average price 180€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Paris and Madrid takes 15h 58m and the fastest train takes 13h 2m. There is at least one train per day from Paris 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.

Train via Barcelona

  1. Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Madrid
9h 33m
141€ - 237€

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 33m.

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The distance between Paris and Madrid is 1053 km. The road distance is 1269.6 km.

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Paris to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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

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There are 4020+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Paris and Madrid?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Madrid via Barcelona-Sants in around 9h 33m.
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com

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