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There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station by car, plane, train or bus

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Drive, fly  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Madrid (MAD) MRS - MAD

€29 - €114

5 alternative options

Train  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nimes Ter
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€118 - €212

Train via Cerbère  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Port-Bou Ter
  2. Take the train from Port-Bou to Barcelona-Sants Re
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€115 - €215

Bus  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Madrid

€85 - €114

Bus via Nîmes  •  16h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Pem to Nimes - Gare Routiere 151
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Madrid N738 / ...

Drive  •  9h 45m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station 1016.4 km

€110 - €170

Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station by train

The train journey time between Avignon and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 12h 26m and covers a distance of around 1057 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 49m. Operated by SNCF, Renfe SNCF, Renfe AVE and others, the Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Avignon Centre and arrives in Chamartin. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 26m
Fastest train time:
7h 49m
Train distance:
1057 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:35
Last train departs at:
17:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station train schedules

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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Chamartín Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station is to drive and fly which costs €29 - €120 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station is to drive and fly which costs €29 - €120 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Avignon Centre and arriving at Chamartin via Nimes, Barcelona-Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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The distance between Avignon and Madrid Chamartín Station is 799 km. The road distance is 1016.4 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 38m and costs €110 - €220.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Avignon Centre station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which takes 8h 38m and costs €110 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €120 and takes 15h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 798.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

You can take a train from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station via Nimes, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Atocha in around 8h 38m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Avignon to Madrid twice daily. Tickets cost €80 - €120 and the journey takes 15h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Nimes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Avignon Centre to Port-Bou
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €70
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Port-Bou to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Avignon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
alsa.com
Gard - liO Occitanie
Phone
+33 800 31 31 31
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Avignon - Pem to Nimes - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Gard - liO Occitanie
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nîmes to Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station is 1016 km. It takes approximately 9h 45m to drive from Avignon to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Marseille Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 1514+ hotels available in Madrid Chamartín Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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