Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

$58

Average

$134

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 Paris to Madrid will cost around $ 134 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.

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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$581One-way
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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30AMMadrid
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$581One-way
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02:10PMParis19h45 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$641One-way
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02:10PMParis20h20 10:30AMMadrid
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$641One-way
02:00PMParis22h00 12:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$1471One-way

Bus schedule from Paris to Madrid

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02:00PMParis22h00 12:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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02:00PMParis21h30 11:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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02:00PMParis20h25 10:25AMMadrid
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02:00PMParis21h00 11:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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02:00PMParis22h20 12:20PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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02:00PMParis20h45 10:45AMMadrid
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02:00PMParis20h10 10:10AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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02:10PMParis19h45 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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02:10PMParis20h20 10:30AMMadrid
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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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10:30PMParis18h15 04:45PMMadrid
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10:30PMParis23h50 10:20PMMadrid
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10:30PMParis20h20 06:50PMMadrid
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10:30PMParis17h10 03:40PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:30PMParis17h45 04:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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Fri
Jan 28
$58BlaBlaCar Bus
$96Iberia
Sat
Jan 29
$50Flixbus
$69Iberia Express
Sun
Jan 30
$70BlaBlaCar Bus
$71Iberia
Mon
Jan 31
$58BlaBlaCar Bus
$71Transavia France
Tue
Feb 1
$46Flixbus
$35Ryanair
Wed
Feb 2
$147Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
Feb 3
$45Flixbus
$57Transavia France
Fri
Feb 4
$52BlaBlaCar Bus
$71Air Europa
Sat
Feb 5
$46Alsa
$59Iberia
Sun
Feb 6
$46Alsa
$71Air Europa
Mon
Feb 7
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 8
$147Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Feb 9
$46Flixbus
$16Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
$46Flixbus
$50Iberia Express
Fri
Feb 11
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
$51Transavia France
Sat
Feb 12
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
$57Transavia France
Sun
Feb 13
$52BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Feb 14
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 15
$46Flixbus
$45Ryanair
Wed
Feb 16
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
$58Ryanair

Bus times from Paris to Madrid

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Fastest Journey

16 h 55 m

Average

20 h

Buses per day

16

Distance

1052 km

Of the 16 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.

These direct buses cover the 1052 km distance in an average of 20 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 16 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 23 h 50 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.

2nd Fastest
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$581One-way
10:30PMParis17h10 03:40PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$1701One-way
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30AMMadrid
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$581One-way
10:30PMParis17h45 04:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$1701One-way
10:30PMParis18h15 04:45PMMadrid
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$1551One-way

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Overview: Bus from Paris to Madrid

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$83 (€71)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, 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 15 h 30 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 trip for as low as $46 (€39), but the average price of bus tickets is $83 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Bus companies: Alsa and FlixBus from Paris to Madrid

For as little as $46 (€39) you can travel by bus between Paris and Madrid with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Alsa
FlixBus

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 has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Paris to Madrid:

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

    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

    What are the travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I'm coming from Paris, France by bus?

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

    Is international entry into Madrid from Paris restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • 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
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

    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 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Paris to Madrid closer to your date of departure here

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Madrid, Spain?

    The restriction level for your return bus to Paris, France from Madrid is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Paris 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    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:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Paris from Madrid closer to your date of departure here here.

    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Paris to Madrid?

    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Paris to Madrid for the next 7 days starting from $46 (€39)  one way.

    What is the cost of a bus from Paris to Madrid?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $83 (€71)  for a bus ticket from Paris to Madrid.

    How far is Paris to Madrid by bus?

    You should expect to travel around 652 miles (1052 km)  from Paris to Madrid by bus.

    How long is the bus ride from Paris to Madrid?

    The Paris to Madrid bus duration is on average 15 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 652 miles (1052 km) to Madrid from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What is the departure bus station in Paris and arrival bus station in Madrid?

    When departing from Paris, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your journey in bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

    Omio customers book a bus from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83   most frequently for this route.

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

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center.

    Which bus companies should I travel with from Paris to Madrid?

    When taking a bus from Paris to Madrid, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Paris to Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    Are there any direct buses from Paris to Madrid?

    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Paris to Madrid on Omio with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar 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 book your bus ticket.

    When is the earliest bus from Paris to Madrid? When is the last bus from Paris to Madrid?

    You can take the earliest bus from Paris to Madrid at 7: 40 AM   or take the last bus from Paris to Madrid leaving at 4: 00 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Madrid bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

    When should I buy the Paris to Madrid bus for the best deals on tickets?

    The price of a one way bus ticket from Paris to Madrid is on average $83 (€71) if you buy 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Paris and Madrid available a few months in advance.