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There are 10 ways to get from Brioude to Madrid by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 44m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Nimes Ter
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Figueres Vilafant Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Figueres Vilafant to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

142€ - 250€

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Train to Clermont-Ferrand, fly  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Clermont Ferrand
  2. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Madrid (MAD) CFE - MAD

43€ - 198€

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Train via Barcelona  •  13h 2m

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

132€ - 240€

Bus  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Burgos 254 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burgos to Madrid

62€ - 136€

Train, bus  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Clermont Ferrand Ter
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Toulouse 716
  3. Take the bus from Toulouse to Madrid, Madrid 748

65€ - 95€

Drive  •  11h 1m

  1. Drive from Brioude to Madrid 1160.5 km

130€ - 190€

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Clermont Ferrand
  2. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Madrid (MAD) LYS - MAD

91€ - 298€

Train to Le Puy, fly  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Darsac
  2. Fly from Le Puy (LPY) to Madrid (MAD) LPY - MAD

58€ - 178€

Train, train to Toulouse, fly  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Nimes
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Toulouse Matabiau
  3. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Madrid (MAD) TLS - MAD

92€ - 337€

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the train from Brioude to Clermont Ferrand
  2. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  4. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Madrid (MAD) GVA - MAD

101€ - 293€

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The cheapest way to get from Brioude to Madrid is to train and bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 20h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Brioude to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 180€ and takes 9h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brioude to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Brioude and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Nimes and Figueres Vilafant. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 44m.

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The distance between Brioude and Madrid is 792 km. The road distance is 1160.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brioude to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 12h 44m and costs 140€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 12h 44m to get from Brioude to Madrid, including transfers.

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Brioude to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Brioude station.

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The best way to get from Brioude to Madrid is to train which takes 12h 44m and costs 140€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 140€ and takes 18h.

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Brioude to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 791.9 km
  • Duration: 12h 44m

What companies run services between Brioude, France and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Brioude to Madrid via Nimes and Figueres Vilafant in around 12h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brioude to Madrid via Le Breuil Sur Couze, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Clermont-Ferrand, and Burgos in around 18h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 420€
Flights from Le Puy to Madrid via Paris Orly, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 130€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 130€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 130€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Le Puy to Madrid via Paris Orly, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Madrid via Paris CDG, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Le Puy to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Le Puy to Madrid via Paris Orly, Tunis
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 450€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 160€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
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 Brioude to Nimes
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Brioude to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Brioude to Darsac
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Nimes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 70€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Figueres Vilafant
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Figueres Vilafant to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
75€ - 100€
Promo+
82€ - 88€
Flexible
100€ - 140€
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
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 Nimes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Burgos
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Eurolines FR
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Clermont-ferrand to Burgos
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Burgos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
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 Clermont-Ferrand to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brioude to Madrid is 1160 km. It takes approximately 11h 1m to drive from Brioude to Madrid.

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Ryanair, Iberia, Air Europa and Air France offer flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Madrid Airport.

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