Lisbon to Paris by train

Travel from Lisbon (Portugal) to Paris (France) by train (1454km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Lisbon in Portugal to Paris in France you will have to use a night train. Two tickets are required: one for the night train from Lisbon to Hendaye (France). And one for your travels from Hendaye to your destination in France. If you first have to go to Lisbon from another destination in Portugal, buy the ticket via CP.

There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

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[b]How to use the following information:[/b] we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Lisbon to Paris, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Paris - Lisbon

1 Lisbon (Portugal) - Hendaye (France) - Paris (France)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

1a Travelling from Lisbon (Portugal) to Hendaye (France)

To travel from Portugal to France by train, there are two main routes. It depends from where your destination is in France.

The first route is by direct night train from Lisbon to the Spanish-French border at Hendaye/Irun. There you change to a TGV train in direction of Bordeaux and Paris.
Buy your tickets in two steps: first from Lisbon to Hendaye or Irun via ACPRail (see booking links). Then a second ticket from Hendaye to your destination in France via Trainline or SNCF (see booking links).

The second route is from Lisbon by direct night train to Madrid. There you continue by high-speed-trains via Barcelona in direction of France (Marseille, ...).
Buy your tickets in two steps: first from Lisbon to Madrid for the night train via ACPRail (see booking links). Then a second ticket from Madrid via Barcelona to your destination in France via Trainline or SNCF (see booking links).

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Train à Grande Vitesse (TGV)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
TH 335 Lisbon - Madrid / TH 310 Lisbon - Hendaye

train company:
SNCF Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français / CP Comboios de Portugal

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Hendaye - Lisbon / Lisbon - Paris / Lisbon - Lyon / Lisbon - Marseille / Lisbon - Bordeaux / Lisbon - Strasbourg / Porto - Paris / Porto - Lyon / Porto - Marseille / Porto - Marseille / Faro - Paris

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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1b Travelling from Hendaye (France) to Paris (France)

To travel in France by train, buy your ticket via the following booking links. There you find schedules and ticket prices with discounts. Book early to get inexpensive train tickets. To travel long distances between the big cities of France, use a TGV high-speed train.

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connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Paris - Hendaye / Paris - Bordeaux / Paris - Brest / Paris - Lille / Paris - Lyon / Paris - Marseille / Paris - Toulouse / Paris - Strasbourg / Lyon - Bordeaux / Lyon - Marmande / Strasbourg - Marseille

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2 Lisbon (Portugal) - Madrid (Spain) - Barcelona (Spain) - Paris (France)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

2a Travelling from Lisbon (Portugal) to Madrid (Spain)

To travel by train from Lisbon to Madrid, make use of the direct "Lusitania" night train. It is the most comfortable way to travel. Tickets are available online from EUR 25. The journey time is about 10 hours. Tickets are available at the given booking links.

There is now a new day train connection with changes via Elvas and Badajoz. Please read our blog for more information about the route, schedules and ticket prices.

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Regional (R) / Media Distancia (MD)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
TH 332 Madrid - Lisbon / TH 335 Lisbon - Madrid

train company:
RENFE Renfe Operadora / CP Comboios de Portugal

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Madrid - Lisbon

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2b Travelling from Madrid (Spain) to Barcelona (Spain)

To travel from Madrid to Barcelona by train, you will use an AVE high-speed-train of RENFE. The journey time is only 2:30 hours for the distance of 620 kilometres. Second class tickets are available from 40 Euro and first class tickets from 55 Euro. There are frequent connections available, at least every hour. The departure station in Madrid is called "Madrid Atocha". The arrival station in Barcelona is called "Barcelona Sants".

To find ticket prices and schedules, please use one of our booking links. The ticket prices depends on your travel date.

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Barcelona - Madrid

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2c Travelling from Barcelona (Spain) to Paris (France)

To travel from Barcelona to Paris, the fastest option is by direct TGV high-speed train. There are two direct trains with a journey time of about 6:30 hours. Please use the following booking links to find discounts and saver prices. We recommend to book early as otherwise the ticket prices are high.

Optionally there are direct buses which you can also book via the following links.

The direct night train does not exist anymore. To travel overnight, travel first by "Rodalies Barcelona" from Barcelona Sants to Latour de Carol ("La Tor de Querol"). It is train line number 3. The ticket price is, one-way per adult, Euro 12. Buy this ticket at a ticket machine. It is a very scenic journey of about 3 hours, in the middle of the Pyrenees. There you change to the night train from Latour de Carol to Paris. Buy your ticket via the links bellow.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Cercanias (CER) / TGV Elipsos France - Spain (TGV Elipsos)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
ICN 3980 Latour-de-Carol - Paris

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Paris - Barcelona

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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