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There are 6 ways to get from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 10m

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

€38 - €158

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Train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

€146 - €262

Bus via Madrid  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Madrid N748

€39 - €48

Train via Irun  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Hendaye Intercités
  2. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin Alv / ...

€78 - €128

Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Madrid

€73 - €99

Drive  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station 785 km

€85 - €130

Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station by train

The train journey time between Toulouse and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 11h 31m and covers a distance of around 1010 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 18m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Toulouse Matabiau 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:
11h 31m
Fastest train time:
7h 18m
Train distance:
1010 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:46
Last train departs at:
17:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toulouse 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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Allowed for: All visitors

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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
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 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
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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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • 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 EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from France

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station is to bus via Madrid which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Toulouse Matabiau and arriving at Chamartin via Narbonne, Barcelona-Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between Toulouse and Madrid Chamartín Station is 548 km. The road distance is 785 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs €140 - €270.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Toulouse Matabiau station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs €35 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €140 - €270 and takes 8h 4m, you could also bus via Madrid, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 548 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

Iberia and Volotea fly from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station via Narbonne, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Atocha in around 8h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Train operators
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €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 Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station is 785 km. It takes approximately 7h 26m to drive from Toulouse to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 1510+ hotels available in Madrid Chamartín Station. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €8.

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