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.
The average ticket from Madrid to Paris will cost around $ 113 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 97.
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16 h 45 m
21 h 2 m
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Of the 17 buses that leave Madrid for Paris every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 1052 km distance in an average of 21 h 2 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 16 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 23 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||652 miles (1052 km)|
|Average bus duration||16 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$82 (€66)|
|Bus companies||Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Infobus or Movelia|
Buses from Madrid to Paris cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long route taking on average 16 h 45 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Infobus or Movelia. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $82 (€66), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $58 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
Find the best buses between Madrid and Paris with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Alsa from $58 (€47). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket between Madrid and Paris:
From Madrid you can depart from different bus stations to travel to Paris, with a high frequency that covers all time slots. The journey usually ends at the Paris-Bercy station although, depending on the company, some buses end at other Parisian stations. From Monday to Friday up to 12 buses depart for Paris, while on Saturdays and Sundays 12 and 6 buses depart, respectively.
Various companies operate by bus the route Madrid Paris. The main one is Alsa, with numerous daily buses departing from different stations in Madrid to Paris. Other companies are Flixbus, Eurolines and Iberocoach, which offer direct journeys, while Alsa facilitates both direct and transhipment journeys.
The length of the Madrid Paris buses varies between 16 and 20 hours and 45 minutes , which takes some coaches that make a transfer in San Sebastian. However, users have the possibility to choose between multiple direct buses that cover this route.
The frequency of buses from Madrid to Paris is variable depending on the day of the week, with a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 buses per day. The schedules include different times of morning, afternoon and evening. The most frequent are those of the afternoon schedule.
Stations of Madrid: the South bus station is located in Méndez Álvaro street, the Transport Interchange of Avenida de América is located in this avenue and the bus station of the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport is located in terminal 4, floor 0. The different Madrid Paris buses depart from them and are perfectly communicated through public transport.
Paris stations : the buses that cover the Madrid-Paris route finish their journey at various stations. These are Paris-Bercy station, Paris-Gallieni international bus station, Porte de Charenton station and Quai de Bercy. The most important is the Paris-Bercy station, located at 48 Bis Boulevard de Bercy. The Paris-Gallieni station is located at Avenue du Général de Gaulle 28. The Porte de Charenton station is located at Boulevards des Maréchaux 68. And finally, Quai de Bercy is located at the quay of the same name on the banks of the Seine.
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Paris, France by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Paris from Madrid as this information can change.
Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Madrid from Paris.
When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in bus stations like Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine).
Omio customers book a bus from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the bus station to the city center in Paris.
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