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

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Train  •  4h 29m

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

70€ - 95€

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Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Madrid Av America 252

35€ - 85€

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Drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Drive from Perpignan to Madrid 782.2 km

90€ - 140€

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  5h 7m

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

65€ - 288€

Fly from Perpignan  •  7h 42m

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

86€ - 311€

Train, train to Toulouse, fly  •  7h 38m

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

59€ - 426€

Train to Marseille, fly  •  8h 18m

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

90€ - 472€

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The cheapest way to get from Perpignan to Madrid is to bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Perpignan to Madrid is to train which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 4h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Perpignan and arriving at Madrid Av America. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perpignan and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Perpignan and Madrid is 605 km. The road distance is 782.2 km.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs 70€ - 95€.

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The train from Perpignan to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha takes 4h 29m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Madrid is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs 70€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 11h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 7h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Perpignan to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 604.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Perpignan to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha once daily. Tickets cost 70€ - 95€ and the journey takes 4h 29m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Perpignan to Madrid Av America once daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 11h 5m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 380€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
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 Perpignan to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Perpignan to Madrid Av America
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Perpignan to Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
alsa.com

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Perpignan to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Madrid Av America station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Perpignan to Madrid is 782 km. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from Perpignan to Madrid.

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