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Overview: Train from Lyon to Madrid

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Lyon to Madrid cover the 565 miles (912 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 40 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Madrid

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Lyon and Madrid?

Travel by train between Lyon, France and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Lyon closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Lyon is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Madrid?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Lyon from Madrid here.

How far is it from Lyon to Madrid by train?

The Lyon to Madrid train distance is approximately 565 miles (912 km).

How long is the train ride to Madrid from Lyon?

The train time between Lyon and Madrid is on average 17 h 40 min  for the 565 miles (912 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Lyon and Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Lyon to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from Lyon?

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your trip in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival train station in Madrid located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center.

How many trains are there between Lyon and Madrid a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Madrid
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your trip to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités