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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray-le-Monial Ter

€139 - €233

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Bus, train  •  19h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lyon Perrache N748
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Paray-le-Monial Ter / ...

€73 - €103

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Drive  •  11h 30m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial 1180.9 km

€130 - €200

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray-le-Monial

€78 - €190

Fly to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  18h 58m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) MAD - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Moulins sur Allier
  3. Take the train from Moulins sur Allier to Paray-le-Monial

€76 - €270

Fly to Geneva, train  •  10h 24m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Geneva (GVA) MAD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray-le-Monial

€100 - €236

Fly to Paris CDG, train, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin
  3. Take the bus from Le Creusot-Montceau-Montchani to Paray-le-Monial

€108 - €271

Madrid to Paray-le-Monial by train

The train journey time between Madrid and Paray-le-Monial is around 23h 24m and covers a distance of around 1387 km. The fastest train normally takes 23h 24m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Madrid to Paray-le-Monial train service departs from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arrives in Paray-le-Monial. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
23h 24m
Fastest train time:
23h 24m
Train distance:
1387 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€163
Carbon emissions:
73 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
20:40
Last train departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Paray-le-Monial train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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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 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paray-le-Monial is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paray-le-Monial is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paray-le-Monial is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial is to bus and train which costs €70 - €110 and takes 19h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial is to fly and train which takes 7h 41m and costs €75 - €190.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Paray-le-Monial via Barcelona-Sants and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 19m.

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The distance between Madrid and Paray-le-Monial is 920 km. The road distance is 1180.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial without a car is to train which takes 11h 19m and costs €130 - €240.

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It takes approximately 11h 19m to get from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial, including transfers.

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Madrid to Paray-le-Monial train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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

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Madrid to Paray-le-Monial train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Paray-le-Monial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Paray-le-Monial is 1181 km. It takes approximately 11h 30m to drive from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial.

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  • Distance: 920.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 19m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Paray-le-Monial, France?

You can take a train from Madrid to Paray-le-Monial via Barcelona-Sants and Lyon Part Dieu in around 11h 19m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Clermont-Ferrand via Palma Mallorca, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Madrid to Clermont-Ferrand via Bordeaux, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €160
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €410
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €410
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Clermont-Ferrand via Palma Mallorca, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Madrid to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Genoa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
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
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 Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Moulins sur Allier
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Moulins sur Allier to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Lyon Perrache to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Moulins Sur Allier
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Moulins Sur Allier to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €14
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
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 Madrid to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Le Creusot-Montceau-Montchani to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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