Madrid to Paris by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Madrid to Paris by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Paris take around 9 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,054 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Paris.
1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Paris?
Journeys between Madrid and Paris usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Madrid to Paris 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 12 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Paris?
The Madrid to Paris train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Madrid to Paris train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Paris 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 Paris train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Paris are $109.64.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $282 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $187. 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 Paris 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 Madrid to Paris by train.
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Which train companies operate between Madrid and Paris?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Paris, 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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