There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Perpignan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Perpignan Ave

$95 - $140

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Bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Perpignan

$45 - $80

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Perpignan 487 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan

$68 - $211

Fly to Perpignan  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Perpignan (PGF) MAD - PGF

$72 - $323

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$64 - $159

Fly to Marseille, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Perpignan

$78 - $246

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Perpignan is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Perpignan is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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The distance between Madrid and Perpignan is 605 km. The road distance is 779 km.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Perpignan takes 4 h 39 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Perpignan. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Perpignan. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Perpignan once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Perpignan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 12 h 34 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Perpignan via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Bus operators

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