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Bus Information between Paris and Madrid

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$81 (€66)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines

Buses from Paris to Madrid cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $56 (€45), but the average price of bus tickets is $81 (€66). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Bus companies

FlixBus and Alsa Paris – Madrid

For as little as $56 (€45) you can travel by bus between Paris and Madrid with FlixBus and Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Paris and Madrid.

Omio helps you find the perfect Paris - Madrid bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Paris and Madrid, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Paris to Madrid route. You can expect to travel around 652 miles (1052 km) from Paris to Madrid on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets from Paris to Madrid starting as low as $56 (€45) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Paris to Madrid due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Buses from Paris to Madrid
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
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses between Paris and Madrid?

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/27/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Madrid from Paris as this information can change.

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

Return travel from Spain to France is: Partially open.

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

Entry into France 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Madrid.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Paris to Madrid?
Bus tickets to Madrid from Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $56 (€45)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Paris and Madrid?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $81 (€66)  for a bus ticket between Paris and Madrid.
How far is Madrid from Paris by bus?
The Paris to Madrid bus distance is approximately 652 miles (1052 km).
How long is a bus between Paris and Madrid on average?
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 16 h 40 min.
What bus station in Paris goes to Madrid? What bus station do I come into Madrid from Paris?

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, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). 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.

Where is the bus station in Paris? Where is the bus station in Madrid?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the bus station to the city center in Madrid.

What bus providers go from Paris to Madrid?
Take the Paris to Madrid bus with Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route between Paris and Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct bus from Paris to Madrid?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Paris to Madrid on Omio with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland, 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 can I take the first bus from Paris to Madrid? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The first Paris to Madrid bus departs at 7: 40 AM   and the last bus from Paris to Madrid leaves at 8: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Paris to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Paris to Madrid for the best deals?
If you purchase the Paris to Madrid bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $81 (€66). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Paris to Madrid. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.