|Avg. journey time||8h 36m|
|Train operators||ALSA, eurolines_france, idbus, isilines, Linebus|
|First & last trains|
|First train departs at||07:06|
|Last train departs at||15:36|
|Fastest route||8h 26m|
Train times for Sun 21 Jan
When is the best time to buy tickets?
Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Madrid start at €147.43 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Madrid?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Madrid is €55. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Madrid for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Madrid by train?
The average journey time between Lyon and Madrid is 8 hours and 36 minutes and the fastest journey time is 8 hours and 26 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Madrid?
The first train from Lyon to Madrid departs at 07:06. The last train from Lyon to Madrid departs at 15:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Are there direct train services between Lyon and Madrid?
No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to Madrid without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to Madrid will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How do I get back to Lyon?
By train, of course. See trains from Madrid to Lyon.
- *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
- **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/01/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 22/10/2017 for travel on 23/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.