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Madrid to Carcassonne by train

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    21:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 55m
  • Distance
    591 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Madrid to Carcassonne by train

Fast trains from Madrid to Carcassonne take around 5 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 591 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Carcassonne.

1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Carcassonne?

Journeys between Madrid and Carcassonne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Madrid to Carcassonne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Carcassonne?

The Madrid to Carcassonne train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Madrid to Carcassonne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Carcassonne is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:20, and the last at 21:30.

When to book Madrid to Carcassonne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Carcassonne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Madrid and Carcassonne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Carcassonne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • AVE-TGV
  • FS100
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Carcassonne to Madrid by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.