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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Barcelona  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montmelian Ter
  4. Take the train from Montmelian to Landry Ter

230€ - 356€

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train, drive  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MAD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Torino Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bussoleno
  5. Drive from Bussoleno to Tignes

57€ - 259€

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Train  •  16h 39m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Avignon Tgv Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg St Maurice Ter / ...

149€ - 520€

Bus  •  22h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Geneva - Bus station BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Courmayeur N496 / ...

126€ - 174€

Drive  •  13h 25m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Tignes 1386.9 km

170€ - 250€

Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Geneva (GVA) MAD - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Tignes Val Claret

76€ - 184€

Fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac

86€ - 219€

Fly to Turin, line 402 bus, drive  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Turin (TRN) MAD - TRN
  2. Take the line 402 bus from Germagnano - Stazione F.T.C. to Forno Alpi Graie - Sp33
  3. Drive from Forno Alpi Graie - Sp33 to Tignes

Fly to Milan Linate, train, drive  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Linate (LIN) MAD - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bussoleno
  4. Drive from Bussoleno to Tignes

76€ - 310€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Tignes is to fly and shuttle which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Tignes is to fly and shuttle which costs 85€ - 220€ and takes 8h 41m.

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The distance between Madrid and Tignes is 1029 km. The road distance is 1386.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tignes without a car is to train via Barcelona which takes 13h 16m and costs 230€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 13h 16m to get from Madrid to Tignes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tignes is to train via Barcelona which takes 13h 16m and costs 230€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 22h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Tignes is 1387 km. It takes approximately 13h 25m to drive from Madrid to Tignes.

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easyJet, Air France, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Geneva Airport.

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Tignes via Barcelona-Sants, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Montmelian, and Landry in around 13h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Tignes via Geneva and Courmayeur in around 22h 47m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Madrid to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Milan Malpensa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
20€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 250€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
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
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
Train from Montmelian to Landry
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 16€
1st Class
21€ - 23€
Train from Avignon Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
52€ - 58€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 40€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Montmélian
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Avignon Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bussoleno
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base 2nd Class
17€ - 21€
Base 1st Class
28€ - 31€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Malpensa Express
Bus operators
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 - Avénida de America to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
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 Geneva to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Tignes Val Claret
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
More information at
BensBus
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
More information at
BensBus
Rossatto Claudio Servizi Autobus
Website
Bus from Germagnano - Stazione F.T.C. to Forno Alpi Graie - Sp33
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at

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