Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Madrid start at €226.00 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Madrid is €86. To buy train tickets from Paris 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.
The average journey time between Paris and Madrid is 10 hours and 13 minutes and the fastest journey time is 9 hours and 43 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Paris 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.
The first train from Paris to Madrid departs at 07:13. The last train from Paris to Madrid departs at 14:07. 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.
No, it is not possible to travel from Paris to Madrid without having to change trains. To travel from Paris 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.
By train, of course. See trains from Madrid to Paris.