Madrid to Lyon train

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Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha16h42 01:22PMLyon Part Dieu
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Train schedule from Madrid to Lyon

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08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha16h42 01:22PMLyon Part Dieu
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

16 h 42 m

Average

16 h 42 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

912 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Lyon without transferring at least once.

Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha16h42 01:22PMLyon Part Dieu
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Lyon

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Lyon cover the 565 miles (912 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 42 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train companies: AVE from Madrid to Lyon trains

Find the best route to Lyon from Madrid with AVE. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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Travel 565 miles (912 km) from Madrid to Lyon comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railroad company, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train schedules and the best deals for the Madrid to Lyon journey so you can spend more time enjoying your vacation. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the trip, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets from Madrid to Lyon. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.

AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of schedules throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, bathroom, WiFi and entertainment on board.

AVE from Madrid to Lyon train information:

  • Average Duration: 16 h 42 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Lyon

Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Lyon.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to Lyon before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Lyon is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Madrid from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

The train distance from Madrid to Lyon is around 565 miles (912 km).
The Madrid to Lyon train duration is on average 16 h 42 min, which is to be expected when traveling 565 miles (912 km) from Madrid to Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Madrid, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Lyon Part Dieu.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in Lyon, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from its city center.

For the best Madrid to Lyon train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Lyon from Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Madrid to Lyon at 8: 40 PM   or take the last train from Madrid to Lyon leaving at 8: 40 PM. Look for the latest Madrid to Lyon train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Lyon
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid 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 Madrid for your trip to Lyon.
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+34 912432343
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Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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