Paris to Madrid by train
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Travelling from Paris to Madrid by train
Fast trains from Paris to Madrid take around 9 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,054 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Madrid.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Madrid?
Journeys between Paris and Madrid usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Paris to Madrid every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Madrid?
The Paris to Madrid train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Madrid train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Madrid is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 07:11 and the last train is around 21:59.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Paris to Madrid train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Madrid are $98.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $255 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $226. 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 Paris to Madrid train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Madrid by train.
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Which train companies operate between Paris and Madrid?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Madrid, 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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