The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from La Rochelle to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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14 h 5 m
15 h 40 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave La Rochelle 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||416 miles (671 km)|
|Average bus duration||14 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$59 (€51)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Eurolines Switzerland, Iberocoach, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Alsa|
Buses from La Rochelle to Madrid cover the 416 miles (671 km) long route taking on average 14 h 5 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Iberocoach, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Alsa. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $59 (€51), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $52 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from La Rochelle, Gare routière and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
You can travel by bus to Madrid from La Rochelle with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $52 (€45). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
La Rochelle to Madrid bus information with FlixBus:
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 La Rochelle, France and Madrid, Spain by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Madrid from La Rochelle as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Madrid to La Rochelle is: Unrestricted
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to La Rochelle from Madrid here.
When taking a bus from La Rochelle, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including La Rochelle, Gare routière, La Rochelle, Jean Moulin and La Rochelle, Place De Verdun. When you arrive in Madrid, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from La Rochelle, Gare routière to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from La Rochelle, Gare routière, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 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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