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Travel guide Paris–Madrid
What train companies operate the route from Paris to Madrid?
The fastest route between Paris and Madrid is operated by Renfe, on board the Renfe SNCF and Renfe AVE services. Some routes also feature a leg operated on board either the iDTGV or Intercités de nuit services
What is the schedule for the train route from Paris to Madrid?
There are a number of daily services traveling between the two cities. These commence at 10:07 AM and finish at 10:12 PM
What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Paris to Madrid?
The departure station is either Paris Gare de Lyon or Paris Austerlitz, and the arrival station is Madrid Atocha Railway Station.
What distance is the train route from Paris to Madrid?
The distance covered by train is around 1,000 miles.
How long does it take to travel from Paris to Madrid by train?
The expected travel time is between 9 hours 38 minutes and 11 hours 3 minutes during the daytime, and around 18 hours overnight.
What are the stops on the train route from Paris to Madrid?
Intermediate stops along the journey include Nimes, Beziers, Narbonne, Girona, and Barcelona SANTS (transfer station).
Why should you travel by train from Paris to Madrid?
This route offers passengers glimpses of passing French and Spanish countryside, without having to focus on the highways. When choosing an overnight train service, passengers can catch their sleep without having to to book a stay at a hotel for 1 night.
What is there to see and do in Madrid?
Madrid offers many attractions. The most popular are Plaza Mayor (the main square), Museo Nacional Del Prado (art museum), the Royal Palace of Madrid, the botanical gardens, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (art museum), and many others. Food and drink connoisseurs may enjoy tasting the Spanish jamon (ham) while sipping on a glass of beer. At night, there are many live flamenco shows that are definitely worth seeing.