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Bus Information to Nice from Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
durationAverage bus duration17 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$83 (€70)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesEurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa

Buses from Madrid to Nice cover the 605 miles (975 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 20 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $48 (€40), but the average price of bus tickets is $83 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.

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Alsa and FlixBus Madrid – Nice

For as little as $48 (€40) you can travel by bus to Nice from Madrid with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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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.

    Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Madrid and Nice are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips

    Bus to Nice from Madrid
    Take the bus to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Nice.
    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses from Madrid to Nice?

    Travel by bus between Madrid, Spain and Nice, France is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Nice from Madrid restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Madrid?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 12/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Madrid to Nice closer to your date of departure here

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Nice, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Nice to Madrid is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

    Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Nice?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
    • Health screen upon arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

    The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 12/4/21. 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 Madrid from Nice here.

    How much does a cheap bus from Madrid to Nice cost?
    Bus tickets from Madrid to Nice for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $48 (€40)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus to Nice from Madrid on average?
    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Nice bus price to come in at an average of $83 (€70)  one way.
    How far is it from Madrid to Nice by bus?
    The distance between Madrid and Nice by bus is approximately 605 miles (975 km).
    What is the Madrid to Nice bus travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 605 miles (975 km) from Madrid to Nice can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Nice bus journey time is on average 17 h 20 min.
    When traveling by bus from Madrid to Nice, which bus station in Madrid do I depart from and which bus station in Nice do I arrive in?

    When taking the bus between Madrid and Nice, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2, Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur and Nice, Gare Routière Vauban.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.

    Where is the Madrid bus station located? Where is the Nice bus station located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 and need to travel approximately 4.3 miles (6.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Nice.

    What bus companies offer a service between Madrid and Nice?
    Take the Madrid to Nice bus with Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey to Nice from Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I find a direct bus from Madrid to Nice?
    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Madrid to Nice on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
    When is the earliest bus from Madrid to Nice? When is the last bus from Madrid to Nice?
    You can take the earliest bus from Madrid to Nice at 9: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Madrid to Nice leaving at 7: 50 PM. Look for the latest Madrid to Nice bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    When should I book the Madrid to Nice bus for the best deals on tickets?
    If you buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Nice within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $83 (€70) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Madrid and Nice are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.