There are 6 ways to get from Perpignan to Madrid by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$95 - $140

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Bus ALSA  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Madrid

$50 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Madrid

$60 - $85

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Perpignan to Madrid 488.1 miles

$100 - $160

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  4 h 57 min

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

$72 - $209

Fly from Perpignan  •  7 h 58 min

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

$73 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Perpignan to Madrid is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perpignan to Madrid is to train which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Perpignan and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perpignan and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Perpignan and Madrid is 605 km. The road distance is 780.9 km.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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The train from Perpignan to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 4 h 28 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Perpignan to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Perpignan station.

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Perpignan to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Perpignan station.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Madrid is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Perpignan to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 377.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Perpignan to Madrid 6 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Perpignan to Madrid twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Perpignan to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Perpignan to Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Perpignan to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Perpignan to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perpignan to Madrid is 781 km. It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to drive from Perpignan to Madrid.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3683+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Perpignan Airport is to line 7 shuttle which takes 16 min and costs .

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