Trains Paris to Madrid

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  • About 4 trains per day from Paris to Madrid
  • Fastest journey is 9 hours 38 minutes (changes: 1)
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Trains Paris to Madrid - Facts 
  • Distance: 1052 km
  • Fastest route: 9 hours 38 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 4 
  • Changes: 1 
  • First train: 10:02 
  • Last train: 22:02 
  • Trains operator(s): SNCF
  • Fare range: €61 - €489 
  • From price: €61
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Madrid!

Book your train journey from Paris to Madrid in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Paris to Madrid start from €61!

Every day 4 trains run between Paris and Madrid. The distance is 1052 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 9 hours 38 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €61 - €489.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Paris to Madrid with SNCF, the first train leaves at 10:02 and the last train at 22:02.

Train operators

SNCF

SNCF is the name of the railways in France. 

The high speed train of SNCF is the TGV. The TGV connects all major destinations in France and many big cities in countries nearby like Spain, Switzerland and Italy. On some routes like Paris to MarseilleParis to Bordeaux and Paris to Strasbourg the TGV reaches speeds up to 300km/h. Paris-Marseille takes just 3 hours, very fast seen the distance of 700 kilometers. 

SNCF is also a large stakeholder in the Eurostar to London and the Thalys to Brussels and Amsterdam

Routes


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Paris

What is the name of the main station in Paris? 
Paris does not have one central station, but several large stations: Paris Gare du Nord for Northern France, Gare de Lyon for the Rhone Valley and the Cote d'Azur, Gare de Austerlitz and Gare de Bercy for central France the and Gare de Bercy, Gare de Montparnasse for the southwest and west of France.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
The various train stations of Paris are all within the peripherique. Each of these stations is easily accessible by public transport, for example the metro.

About Paris
Paris, city of romance and light, is easy to reach by train. High speed trains run from all over France and Europe to Paris. Arrive at the magnificent Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon and explore the Eifel Tower, Notre Dame and Maddam Tussaud's. Insider tip: have a lunch, dinner or drink in Le Train Blue. The most elegant restaurant of any train station in the world. Named after the sleeper that ran between Paris and the French Riviera.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Paris to Madrid?
The average travel time between Paris and Madrid is 9 hours 38 minutes. On average 4 trains per day run between Paris and Madrid. The first train is leaving Paris at 10:02 and the last at 22:02. The prices for train tickets from Paris to Madrid start from €61.

How much does it cost to take the train from Paris to Madrid?
The train fares for tickets from Paris to Madrid start from €61. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Paris to Madrid. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Paris to Madrid?
On average 4 trains per day run between Paris and Madrid. The number of changes on this route is 1. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Paris to Madrid start from €61.

How long is the train ride from Paris to Madrid?
The average travel time between Paris and Madrid is 9 hours 38 minutes. Every day 4 runs between Paris and Madrid and the number of changes is 1. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Paris from Madrid by train?
The distance between Paris and Madrid is 1052 kilometers. The average travel time is 9 hours 38 minutes and there are approximately 4 trains per day running between Paris and Madrid. The first train leaves from Paris at 10:02 and the last one at 22:02.

Which trains run from Paris to Madrid?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Paris and Madrid: SNCF. The average travel time is 9 hours 38 minutes, the distance is 1052 kilometers and fares start from €61.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Paris to Madrid?
Book your train tickets from Paris to Madrid as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Paris and Madrid are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Paris to Madrid start from €61.

Do prices go down for trains Paris to Madrid?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Paris to Madrid only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Paris and Madrid on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

Other way around - Train from Madrid to Paris

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