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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly to Paris Orly, line 6 subway  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAD - ORY
  2. Take the line 6 subway from Denfert-Rochereau to Charles de Gaulle-Etoile

€49 - €161

Cheapest option

Fly to Beauvais, bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Beauvais (BVA) MAD - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot

€47 - €226

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAD - CDG

€54 - €201

Train via Barcelona  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

€149 - €236

Train  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Pasajes 18061
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv

€154 - €216

Bus via Gallieni  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni

€98 - €134

Bus  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris 793 / ...

€58 - €78

Drive  •  11h 52m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile 1269.8 km

€140 - €210

Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is around 14h 38m and covers a distance of around 1693 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 34m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF and Paris RER, the Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Charles De Gaulle Etoile. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 38m
Fastest journey time:
10h 34m
Journey distance:
1693 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€149
Carbon emissions:
89 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
09:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile walk and train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is 1 metre.

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is to bus, which costs €55 - €80 and takes 18h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is to fly and line 6 subway which costs €45 - €170 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Charles De Gaulle - Etoile - Marceau via Madrid, Quai De La Gare and Duroc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Charles De Gaulle Etoile via Barcelona-Sants and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 33m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is 1053 km. The road distance is 1269.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile without a car is to train via Barcelona which takes 10h 33m and costs €140 - €240.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is to fly which takes 5h 37m and costs €50 - €210. Alternatively, you can train via Barcelona, which costs €140 - €240 and takes 10h 33m, you could also bus via Gallieni, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 18h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile.
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  • Distance: 1053.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Charles De Gaulle - Etoile, Île-de-France, France?

Air France, Iberia and seven other airlines fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 10h 33m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €2800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €3100
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €260
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €260
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€23 - €260
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€24 - €240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Genoa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Train operators
Paris Metro
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Subway from Denfert-Rochereau to Charles de Gaulle-Etoile
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RATP Paris
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Madrid-Principe Pio to Pasajes
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Bus operators
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
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 Madrid to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
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 Madrid to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile is 1270 km. It takes approximately 11h 52m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Charles De Gaulle - Etoile.

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Air France, Transavia France, Air Europa and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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