The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 2 buses that leave Madrid for Bordeaux 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||8 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$34 (€33)|
|Bus companies||Eurolines France, Alsa Premium, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Alsa, Union Ivkoni International, Infobus, Ouibus, Alsa Supra, Ovanesovi Group, Eurolines Switzerland or Iberocoach|
Buses from Madrid to Bordeaux cover the 343 miles (554 km) long route taking on average 8 h 55 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Alsa Premium, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Alsa, Union Ivkoni International, Infobus, Ouibus, Alsa Supra, Ovanesovi Group, Eurolines Switzerland or Iberocoach. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $34 (€33), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
Find the best buses from Madrid to Bordeaux with Omio's travel partners Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from $31 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Bordeaux, France by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 10/2/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Madrid and Bordeaux before traveling.
The restriction level for your return bus to Madrid, Spain from Bordeaux is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Madrid from Bordeaux closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few bus stations in Madrid to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Bordeaux you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean, Bordeaux, Quai de Paludate (Parkplatz) and Bordeaux, Avenue Salvador Allende (Floirac Dravemont).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the bus station to the city center in Bordeaux.
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