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Prices across different modes

Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$65Alsa
$50Iberia Express
Wed
Jul 24
$35Flixbus
$92Transavia France
Thu
Jul 25
$35Flixbus
$77Transavia France
Fri
Jul 26
$35Flixbus
$48Air Nostrum
Sat
Jul 27
$39Flixbus
$62Ryanair
Sun
Jul 28
$45Flixbus
$48Air Nostrum
Mon
Jul 29
$45Flixbus
$62Ryanair
Tue
Jul 30
$45Flixbus
$47Transavia France
Wed
Jul 31
$45Flixbus
$47Transavia France
Thu
Aug 1
$55Alsa
$57Transavia France
Fri
Aug 2
$55Flixbus
$53Ryanair
Sat
Aug 3
$65Alsa
$73Ryanair
Sun
Aug 4
$55Alsa
$69Iberia
Mon
Aug 5
$45Flixbus
$45Ryanair
Tue
Aug 6
$49Eurolines France
$47Transavia France
Wed
Aug 7
$55Alsa
$57Transavia France
Thu
Aug 8
$49Eurolines France
$49Ryanair
Fri
Aug 9
$55Alsa
$53Air Nostrum
Sat
Aug 10
$59Eurolines France
$78Iberia Express
Sun
Aug 11
$55Flixbus
$66Air Nostrum
Mon
Aug 12
$54Eurolines France
$77Transavia France

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Paris Train Information

Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:1052 km

Quick Guide: Trains from Madrid to Paris

Average Price: €221
Trains per day: 21
Transfers: Barcelona
Average Time: 21:24
Fastest Route: 10:04
Slowest Route: 32:39

Trains from Madrid to Paris

Trains from Madrid to Paris are a great alternative to booking a flight or bus and there are plenty of departure times to choose from every day. Madrid to Paris trains are operated by Renfe and all trains leave from Madrid's Atocha Station. There are 21 trains every day with the fastest taking approximately 10 hours to arrive in Paris. All services will require passengers to change once, usually at Barcelona Sants train station.

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Madrid to Paris Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Madrid to Paris when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€253

1 Day in Advance

€253

1 Week in Advance

€229

2 Weeks in Advance

€229

1 Month in Advance

€195

3 Months in Advance

€165

Madrid to Paris Trains: General Information


While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from Madrid to Paris, travelers can offset some of the cost of Renfe train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Madrid to Paris trains are run by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF.
  • autobus All trains have a transfer in Barcelona, depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha train station and arrive at Paris' Gare Lyon train station.
  • autobus The Madrid to Paris train journey takes at least 10 hours and 4 minutes to arrive in Paris.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Madrid to Paris train tickets 1 week ahead of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Madrid to Paris trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 9% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Madrid to Paris train costs are 23% cheaper when booked a month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Madrid

Trains from Madrid to Paris always depart from Atocha Station in the southern part of Madrid. Getting to Atocha shouldn't be a problem, as it's on Metro Line 1 (to Valdecarros). The Metro runs until after midnight, so it's a great option to reach any departures t Paris. Leave around 10-15 minutes at least to make your train if you are coming from the city center.

Getting into Paris by Train

Paris is many things - a city for lovers, fine food, art, music, sport and beautiful architecture. One of the most spellbinding cities in the world to wander around, it's a destination that will delight gourmet food fans, fashionistas and football lovers alike. And its all within easy reach of Madrid. All trains from Madrid arrive at the Gare de Lyon, in the south of the city. From there, just catch Metro lines A, B or D to central stops like Chatelet or Les Halles. You can also take Line D straight to the Gare du Nord if you are transferring to another train.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Paris
TrainMadrid Chamartín

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

Amenities

Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1
Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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