Train from Madrid to Paris

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Paris

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285

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320

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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05:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha22h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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2851One-way
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06:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha33h26 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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2891One-way
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10:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha29h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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2891One-way
06:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha33h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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2951One-way
08:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha31h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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2951One-way

Train schedule from Madrid to Paris

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06:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha33h26 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha33h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:00AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha32h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha32h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:00AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha31h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha31h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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09:00AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha30h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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10:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha29h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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12:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha27h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha26h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:25PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha31h21 08:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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02:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha30h16 08:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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03:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha29h46 08:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha23h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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04:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha23h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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05:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha22h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha21h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha20h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha19h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

19 h 46 m

Average

1d 4 h 1 m

Trains per day

19

Distance

1052 km

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

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08:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha19h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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3111One-way
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07:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha20h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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3651One-way
06:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha21h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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3231One-way
05:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha22h46 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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2851One-way
04:30PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha23h16 03:46PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Paris cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long route taking on average 14 h 50 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 Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: AVE from Madrid to Paris trains

Find the best journey between Madrid and Paris with Omio's train partners AVE! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

AVE

Looking for a comfortable way to travel to Paris from Madrid? Reserve your Renfe AVE train between Madrid and Paris with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Madrid to Paris route. Omio shows you current AVE schedules and tickets to cover the 652 miles (1052 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this route. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.

As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!

Train information from Madrid to Paris with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 50 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Madrid to Paris

There are on average one to three daily trains from Madrid to Paris, with there being approximately 10 trains that operate between these two cities during the week. When booking this journey, you will find that every train requires passengers to make one transfer, which usually occurs in Barcelona. The trip will generally take around 10 hours in total, depending on how long your transfer is. When you arrive in Paris, there are many famous sights for you to see and explore, including Sacre Coeur, the Eiffel Tower, and the Pompidou Museum.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Paris?

There is one primary train company that offers journeys from Madrid to Paris, which is known as Renfe, a Spanish high-speed rail service that is known for being one of the biggest transport providers in the country. When you book a train between these two cities with Renfe, you can plan on having one transfer during your journey.

Renfe trains from Madrid to Paris

Renfe operates on average one to three daily trains that run between Madrid and Paris, with the total being approximately 10 trains offered per week. Journeys between these two cities are not direct, so plan on having one transfer during your voyage, with this usually taking place in Barcelona. While the duration of the journey varies depending on how long your transfer is, you can plan on the average length being approximately 10 hours. The train type that is used is generally high-speed that is meant for long distances, as it is an international trip. Trains between these two cities always have the same departure and arrival stations, which are Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Paris Gare de Lyon. With this company’s ticket policy, it is possible to cancel your reservation up to 24h before departure and pay just a 10% cancellation fee. If you choose to cancel your ticket within 24h of your departure, you will instead have to pay a 50% cancellation fee. Depending on your ticket type, you may be able to change your itinerary at no additional cost, or for a small fee.

Train Madrid to Paris: Services on board

When you book a train ticket with Renfe, there are two primary ticket classes that are offered: First and Second Class. While Second Class provides travelers with standard services and facilities, such as luggage storage and access to the train’s food car, First Class will give you additional legroom. All passengers on board are able to take advantage of the train’s free Wi-Fi. Each passenger can bring up to three pieces of luggage on the train with them, in addition to any personal items that they can fit in overhead storage or underneath their seat. It is also possible to bring musical items with you, in addition to bicycles and scooters, as long as they can be folded and placed inside of a cover. Whether you can bring an unfolded bike with you depends on the type of train that you will be taking and how much space is available. It is possible to bring a small pet with you, such as a dog, cat, or rodent, but the animal must be kept in a carrier cage for the duration of your trip. To do this, you must reserve your pet a special ticket in advance, but these tickets are free. If you have a disability or limited mobility and you need assistance during your travels, make sure to contact Renfe in advance of your departure. An employee will then be assigned to help you board the train, store your luggage, and disembark. All trains have several different services and facilities for handicapped passengers, including wheelchair-accessible doors and restrooms.

Madrid to Paris Train Time: Daily Departures

There are between one and three daily trains that depart Madrid and arrive in Paris, with the total being approximately 10 trains that travel between these two cities per week. There is generally at least one train that departs early in the morning, in addition to one or two trains that leave either in the late morning or the early afternoon. This timetable remains the same during both weekdays and weekends, but it might differ on holidays, with fewer journeys being offered.

How long is the journey by train from Madrid to Paris?

While the length of your trip may vary due to how long your transfer is, you can plan on the entire journey taking approximately 10 hours. It is not possible to book a direct train between Madrid and Paris, so you will have one transfer during your voyage. The peak travel time is generally in the morning.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Madrid to Paris?

Departure train station: Your train will depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. This train station is in the northeast part of the city and can be reached from the city center by taking the local metro to the Quintana station, which will take you approximately 30 minutes. Make sure to arrive at least 30 minutes in advance of your train’s departure. In the station, you will find a variety of services and facilities for passengers, including public toilets, shops to purchase refreshments for your journey, and unlimited access to free Wi-Fi.

Arrival train station: Your train will eventually arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon. Paris Gare de Lyon can be found in the southeast part of the city, and you can take metro lines 1 and 14 to go to the city center, which is approximately a 20-minute commute. Like at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, the train station is equipped with public restrooms, shops to purchase food and travel essentials, and free Wi-Fi.

How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Paris?

There are a few tricks that can help you to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Paris. If you can, try to be as flexible as possible with your travel dates and times, as this will make it easier to find a low cost voyage. Booking your journey well in advance is also an easy way to grab the cheapest tickets possible.

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Paris

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FAQs

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

Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Paris as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Madrid is: Unrestricted

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 9/19/22. 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 Madrid from Paris here.

You should expect to travel around 652 miles (1052 km)  between Madrid and Paris by train.
On average the Madrid to Paris train time is 14 h 50 min  covering the 652 miles (1052 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train between Madrid and Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the train station to the city center in Paris.

For the best Madrid to Paris train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Madrid and Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Madrid to Paris at 9: 30 AM   or take the last train from Madrid to Paris leaving at 8: 40 PM. Look for the latest Madrid to Paris train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Paris.
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Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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