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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It's difficult to get from Madrid to Pau without transferring at least once.
|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average bus duration||10 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$90 (€83)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa Premium, BlaBlaCar or Blablabus|
Buses from Madrid to Pau cover the 262 miles (423 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa Premium, BlaBlaCar or Blablabus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $90 (€83), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $54 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Pau, Avenue de l'Université.
Alsa and FlixBus buses will get you to Pau from Madrid from $54 (€50). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your 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.
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 Madrid, Spain and Pau, France by bus is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully 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 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Madrid and Pau as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return bus to Madrid, Spain from Pau is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Madrid from Pau closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a bus from Madrid, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Pau, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Pau, Avenue de l'Université, Pau, Gare SNCF and Pau, Avenue de l'Université.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pau, Avenue de l'Université.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Pau most often arrive at Pau, Avenue de l'Université and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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