See also: News about the forthcoming Madrid to Paris by High-Speed Train
If you plan on traveling a lot by train in France and Spain, you should consider a Eurail France-Spain Pass. This rail passes offers four to ten days of unlimited train travel in France and Spain.
Trains from France to Spain with Elipsos
These are the main train connections available to you between Portugal and Spain on the Elipsos service:
- Paris to Madrid (book direct)
Via Orleans, Blois, Poitiers, Vitoria, Burgos and Valladolid.
- Paris to Barcelona (book direct)
A new Paris to Barcelona route has been launched, but the exact route is in flux, with repeated delays preventing the high-speed direct route that is planned. Read more here Trains from France to Barcelona: High-Speed Route in 2013
Trains from France to Spain with Talgo
- Trains start in Montpellier, Perpignan and Narbonne in France and travel to Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante and Cartagena in Spain. (book direct)