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There are 10 ways to get from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid by train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Madrid (MAD) ORY - MAD

€73 - €233

Cheapest option

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Madrid (MAD) LIL - MAD

€53 - €185

8 alternative options

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Madrid (MAD) CDG - MAD

€117 - €367

Train, bus to Beauvais, fly  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Amiens
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière AMIENS to Aéroport TILLE
  3. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Madrid (MAD) BVA - MAD

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Madrid (MAD) BRU - MAD

€78 - €452

Train via Barcelona  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Paris Nord Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€178 - €303

Train  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Paris Nord Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Principe Pio

€184 - €280

Train, bus  •  20h 21m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Paris Nord Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid

€129 - €205

Train, bus via Lille  •  21h 34m

  1. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Lille Europe Ter
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 803 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Madrid 793

€82 - €123

Drive  •  14h 11m

  1. Drive from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid 1518 km

€160 - €250

Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid by train

The train journey time between Boulogne-sur-Mer and Madrid is around 18h 5m and covers a distance of around 1943 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 41m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Transilien and others, the Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid train service departs from Boulogne Ville and arrives in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 5m
Fastest train time:
12h 41m
Train distance:
1943 km
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€178
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:00
Last train departs at:
19:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Madrid 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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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid is to train and bus via Lille which costs €80 - €130 and takes 21h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €110 - €370 and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Boulogne Ville and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 27m.

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The distance between Boulogne-sur-Mer and Madrid is 1218 km. The road distance is 1518 km.

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The best way to get from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid without a car is to train via Barcelona which takes 13h 27m and costs €170 - €310.

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It takes approximately 7h 44m to get from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid, including transfers.

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Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Boulogne Ville station.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid is 1518 km. It takes approximately 14h 11m to drive from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid.

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  • Distance: 1217.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 44m

What companies run services between Boulogne-sur-Mer, France and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Madrid via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 13h 27m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €430
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €2900
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €430
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €460
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €5500
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Flights from Beauvais to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Beauvais to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €130
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €65
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €460
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €110
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Madrid via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Boulogne Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from Boulogne Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Boulogne Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Boulogne Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lille-Europe to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Irun to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
LR Région Hauts-de-France
Phone
0970 150 150
Website
oise-mobilite.fr
Bus from Gare Routière AMIENS to Aéroport TILLE
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
LR Région Hauts-de-France
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 Paris Gallieni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
alsa.com
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 Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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