Paris to Madrid bus

Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

89

Average

99

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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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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891One-way
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30AMMadrid
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991One-way
10:30PMParis17h45 04:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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1031One-way
10:30PMParis17h10 03:40PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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1051One-way

Bus schedule from Paris to Madrid

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30AMMadrid
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10:30PMParis17h45 04:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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10:30PMParis17h10 03:40PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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Bus times from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

16 h 55 m

Average

17 h 20 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

1052 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Paris for Madrid every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 transfers
891One-way
10:30PMParis17h10 03:40PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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1051One-way
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30AMMadrid
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991One-way
10:30PMParis17h45 04:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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1031One-way

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Overview: Bus from Paris to Madrid

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
durationAverage bus duration17 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$73 (€71)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa Premium, Eurolines Switzerland, Ovanesovi Group, Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Alsa Supra, Ouibus or Eurolines France

Buses from Paris to Madrid cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long route taking on average 17 h 45 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa Premium, Eurolines Switzerland, Ovanesovi Group, Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Alsa Supra, Ouibus or Eurolines France. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $46 (€44), but the average price of bus tickets is $73 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Bus providers: BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa from Paris to Madrid

For as little as $46 (€44) you can travel by bus between Paris and Madrid with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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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.

Paris to Madrid bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 16 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $46
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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.

  • Average Price: $52

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Madrid bus information:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 42 min
  • Average Price: $51
  • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Bus to Madrid from Paris

Take the bus to Madrid 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 Paris to Madrid.
FAQs

Travel by bus between Paris, France and Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Madrid from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The above information was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Paris and Madrid closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Spain to France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Madrid?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 9/28/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Madrid.

Bus tickets between Paris and Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $46 (€44)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Madrid bus to cost on average $73 (€71)  one way.
The Paris to Madrid bus distance is approximately 652 miles (1052 km).
While the time it takes to travel 652 miles (1052 km) to Madrid from Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Madrid bus journey time is on average 17 h 45 min.

When taking a bus from Paris, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, Cours-la-Reine. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival bus station in Madrid, called Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, is located around 3 miles (4.9 km) away from its city center.

For the best Paris to Madrid bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa Premium, Eurolines Switzerland, Ovanesovi Group, Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Alsa Supra, Ouibus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Paris and Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Paris to Madrid, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of buses departing Paris for Madrid is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest bus for this route departs from Paris at 7: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from Paris at 8: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Paris to Madrid and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way bus ticket from Paris to Madrid is on average $73 (€71) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Paris to Madrid available a few months in advance.

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