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There are 7 ways to get from Toulouse to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  6h 11m

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

133€ - 165€

Cheapest option

Fly from Toulouse  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Madrid (MAD) TLS - MAD

17€ - 85€

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Zaragoza 748
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

60€ - 96€

Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Madrid 748 / ...

21€ - 60€

Rideshare  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Toulouse to Madrid 498.8 miles

50€

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Madrid 499.2 miles

90€ - 140€

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  6h 32m

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

100€ - 215€

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The cheapest way to get from Toulouse to Madrid is to fly which costs 16€ - 85€ and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Madrid is to fly which costs 16€ - 85€ and takes 4h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulouse and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulouse to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Toulouse Matabiau and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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The distance between Toulouse and Madrid is 553 km. The road distance is 798.6 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 6h 11m and costs 130€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Toulouse to Madrid, including transfers.

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Toulouse to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Toulouse station.

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Toulouse to Madrid train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Toulouse Matabiau station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Madrid is to train which takes 6h 11m and costs 130€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 10h, you could also fly, which costs 16€ - 85€ and takes 4h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 345.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 11m

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

You can take a train from Toulouse to Madrid via Barcelona-Sants in around 6h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Toulouse to Madrid twice daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 60€ and the journey takes 10h. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1200€
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1200€
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
95€ - 130€
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
65€ - 90€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
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 Toulouse to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Schedules at
samar.es
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Toulouse to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Toulouse to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Madrid is 799 km. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Toulouse to Madrid.

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Iberia offers flights from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Toulouse to Madrid train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Toulouse to Madrid bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 4059+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Toulouse and Madrid. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 13m and costs 2€.

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