Madrid to Lyon by train
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Travelling from Madrid to Lyon by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Lyon take around 8 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 911 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Lyon.
1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Lyon?
Journeys between Madrid and Lyon usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Madrid to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Lyon?
The Madrid to Lyon train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Madrid to Lyon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:30.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:20, and the last at 21:30.
What's the Madrid to Lyon train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Lyon are $160.84.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $170 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $143. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Madrid to Lyon train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance.
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Which train companies operate between Madrid and Lyon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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