How to travel from Madrid to Bordeaux

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from Madrid to Bordeaux

You can get from Madrid to Bordeaux by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Bordeaux on Oct 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Madrid to Bordeaux

distanceDistance343 miles (554 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $149
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 11 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $149 (€143) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Air Nostrum

Travel 343 miles (554 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Bordeaux from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Air Nostrum among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Bordeaux.

How to get from Madrid to Bordeaux

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Madrid to Bordeaux there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 70,48% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Madrid to Bordeaux. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Bordeaux

Travel Tips: Travel to Bordeaux 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 Madrid to Bordeaux.
FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Bordeaux, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Bordeaux from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bordeaux, France from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bordeaux, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 10/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Bordeaux closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 10/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Bordeaux.

You can travel to Bordeaux from Madrid 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bordeaux from Madrid is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bordeaux:

Taking a train is about $88 (€84) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $90 (€86) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $146 (€141) less than taking a flight to Bordeaux, which costs on average $149 (€143) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Bordeaux from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bordeaux by bus can take on average 7 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 11 h 56 min   of travel time.

Bordeaux is approximately 343 miles (554 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Bordeaux is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Madrid to Bordeaux as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Bordeaux:

  • Buses mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and tend to arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Bordeaux, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can get you to Bordeaux by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Alsa from Madrid to Bordeaux for $90 (€86) on Omio.
  • Travel with Air Nostrum to go to Bordeaux by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Nostrum Madrid to Bordeaux tickets on Omio for $149 (€143).

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Bordeaux with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Bordeaux with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services to Bordeaux tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Madrid to Bordeaux doesn't have to end in Bordeaux. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona to your Madrid to Bordeaux tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bordeaux today!

When planning your trip from Madrid to Bordeaux, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $90 (€86) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $149 (€143) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Bordeaux online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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