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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Tavaux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Nimes Ave
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Dijon Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Dijon to Dole Ter / ...

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Bus  •  23h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Lyon Gare Perrache Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur - Sofia Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Dole-Choisey N1759 / ...

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Drive  •  13h 7m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Tavaux 1343.3 km

Fly to Geneva, train  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Geneva (GVA) MAD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Dole Ville

Fly to Lyon, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Dijon Ville
  3. Take the train from Dijon to Dole

Fly to Basel, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Basel (BSL) MAD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Dijon Ville
  3. Take the train from Dijon to Dole

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Dole Ville

Fly to Zurich, train  •  10h 32m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zurich (ZRH) MAD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Dijon Ville
  3. Take the train from Dijon to Dole

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Strasbourg (SXB) MAD - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Dijon Ville
  4. Take the train from Dijon to Dole
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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in France

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The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tavaux is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tavaux is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Tavaux is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Spain from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Tavaux is to bus, which costs €85 - €110 and takes 23h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Tavaux is to fly and train which costs €130 - €350 and takes 9h 16m.

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The distance between Madrid and Tavaux is 1037 km. The road distance is 1343.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tavaux without a car is to train which takes 12h 59m and costs €160 - €250.

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It takes approximately 12h 59m to get from Madrid to Tavaux, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tavaux is to train which takes 12h 59m and costs €160 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €110 and takes 23h 20m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Tavaux is 1343 km. It takes approximately 13h 7m to drive from Madrid to Tavaux.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Tavaux. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 1036.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 59m

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Tavaux via Nimes, Dijon Ville, Dijon, Dole, and Dole Gare in around 12h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Tavaux via Lyon Gare Perrache, Lyon Perrache, and Dole-Choisey in around 23h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €390
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €390
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Flights from Madrid to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €1200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nimes to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Train from Dijon Ville to Dole Ville
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €29
1st Class
€18 - €22
Train from Lausanne to Dole Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Dole Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Zuerich Hb to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €38
1st Class
€28 - €33
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 Dijon to Dole
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Dijon
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dijon Ville to Dole Ville
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Union Ivkoni
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Dole-Choisey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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