Madrid to Lyon

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€214.22
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Trains to Lyon

Tue 9 May

06:10
16:04
Madrid
Lyon
9h 54m2 changes
09:30
18:24
Madrid
Lyon
8h 54m2 changes
13:25
21:50
Madrid
Lyon
8h 25m1 change
14:00
21:50
Madrid
Lyon
7h 50m2 changes
15:00
07:54
Madrid
Lyon
16h 54m4 changes

Train times

Avg. journey time12h 34m
First train dept06:10
Last train dept21:25

Train info

Fastest route7h 50m
Changes1 change
Fare range€65-€347**

Stations

Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationLyon
Return Journey

More information**

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Madrid to Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Madrid to Lyon is €64.8. To buy train tickets from Madrid to Lyon 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 Madrid to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Lyon is 12 hours and 34 minutes and the fastest journey time is 7 hours and 50 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Lyon. 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 Madrid to Lyon?

The first train from Madrid to Lyon departs at 06:10. The last train from Madrid to Lyon departs at 21:25. 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 Madrid and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Madrid to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Madrid to Lyon 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.
  • *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 Madrid to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/05/2017. 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 05/03/2017 for travel on 29/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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