The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Bordeaux to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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9 h 40 m
9 h 57 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Bordeaux for Madrid every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||343 miles (554 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$56 (€49)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Iberocoach, Alsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Ovanesovi Group|
Buses from Bordeaux to Madrid cover the 343 miles (554 km) long route taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Iberocoach, Alsa, Alsa Supra, Infobus or Ovanesovi Group. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $40 (€35), but the average price of bus tickets is $56 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
You can travel by bus from Bordeaux to Madrid with FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus for as low as $40 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Bus information from Bordeaux to Madrid with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
Bus information from Bordeaux to Madrid with BlaBlaCar Bus:
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Travel between Bordeaux, France and Madrid, Spain by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Bordeaux to Madrid before traveling.
Return travel from Spain to France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Bordeaux from Madrid.
There are a few bus stations in Bordeaux to start your journey from including Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean, Bordeaux, Quai de Paludate (Parkplatz) and Bordeaux, Avenue Salvador Allende (Floirac Dravemont). In Madrid you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city center.
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