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There are 6 ways to get from Lavaur to Madrid by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lavaur to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€147 - €275

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Madrid N748

€30 - €45

4 alternative options

Bus via Madrid  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Madrid

€70 - €100

Train, bus  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the train from Lavaur to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€72 - €170

Drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Lavaur to Madrid 843.1 km

€90 - €140

Train, fly  •  5h 32m

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

€45 - €178

Lavaur to Madrid by train

The train journey time between Lavaur and Madrid is around 12h 12m and covers a distance of around 1048 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 24m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Lavaur to Madrid train service departs from Lavaur and arrives in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 12m
Fastest train time:
8h 24m
Train distance:
1048 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€121
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:32
Last train departs at:
15:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lavaur to Madrid train schedules

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  • 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
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 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
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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 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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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lavaur to Madrid is to bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Lavaur to Madrid is to train and fly which costs €45 - €180 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lavaur to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Lavaur - Tribunal Lycee and arriving at Madrid via Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lavaur to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Lavaur and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Toulouse Matabiau, Narbonne and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 10m.

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The distance between Lavaur and Madrid is 583 km. The road distance is 843.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lavaur to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 9h 10m and costs €140 - €280.

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It takes approximately 9h 10m to get from Lavaur to Madrid, including transfers.

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Lavaur to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Toulouse station.

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

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The best way to get from Lavaur to Madrid is to train which takes 9h 10m and costs €140 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 11h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Lavaur to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 583.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 10m

What companies run services between Lavaur, Occitanie, France and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Lavaur to Madrid via Toulouse Matabiau, Narbonne, and Barcelona-Sants in around 9h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Toulouse to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 9h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
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 Lavaur to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€30 - €40
Promo+
€37 - €40
Flexible
€50 - €65
Bus operators
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 Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Toulouse to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Lavaur to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lavaur to Madrid is 843 km. It takes approximately 8h 6m to drive from Lavaur to Madrid.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport.

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