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

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  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€100 - €175

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Fly from Perpignan  •  8h 16m

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

€26 - €141

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Bus via Madrid  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Madrid N738

€43 - €52

Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Perpignan to Madrid

€65 - €88

Drive  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station 776.7 km

€85 - €130

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  4h 37m

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

€59 - €136

Drive to Marseille, fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Perpignan to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Madrid (MAD) MRS - MAD

€54 - €149

Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station by train

The train journey time between Perpignan and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 8h 54m and covers a distance of around 797 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 33m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, Renfe AVE, Renfe Cercanias and others, the Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Perpignan and arrives in Chamartin. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 54m
Fastest train time:
4h 33m
Train distance:
797 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:31
Last train departs at:
20:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station train schedules

France → Spain
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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Chamartín Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station is to bus via Madrid, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 10h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train and fly which costs €55 - €140 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Perpignan and arriving at Chamartin via Barcelona-Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Perpignan and Madrid Chamartín Station is 600 km. The road distance is 776.7 km.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs €100 - €180.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs €100 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus via Madrid, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 10h 42m, you could also fly, which costs €26 - €150 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 600.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

You can take a train from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Atocha in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Perpignan to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 9h 55m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €140
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€25 - €140
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €150
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €140
Flights from Perpignan to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €180
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perpignan to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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Yes, the driving distance between Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station is 777 km. It takes approximately 7h 26m to drive from Perpignan to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Tunisair, Air Europa, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 1514+ hotels available in Madrid Chamartín Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Perpignan to Perpignan Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 18 min and costs €2.

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