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from Madrid to Bordeaux

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Bordeaux on Jan 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:25AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h25 12:50PMBordeaux Mérignac Airport
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$621One-way
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10:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur12h00 10:00PMBordeaux
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$591One-way
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03:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h25 05:15PMBordeaux Mérignac Airport
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$731One-way
08:10AMMadrid Chamartín10h59 07:09PMBordeaux
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$831One-way
04:45PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h55 02:40AMBordeaux
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$1071One-way

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Tue
Jan 18
$35Flixbus
$62Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 19
$35Flixbus
$62Air Nostrum
Thu
Jan 20
$30Flixbus
$12Ryanair
Fri
Jan 21
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$66Air Nostrum
Sat
Jan 22
$30Flixbus
$73Air Nostrum
Sun
Jan 23
$35Alsa
$12Ryanair
Mon
Jan 24
$35Flixbus
$48Air Nostrum
Tue
Jan 25
$35Flixbus
$46Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 26
$35Flixbus
$62Air Nostrum
Thu
Jan 27
$30Flixbus
$12Ryanair
Fri
Jan 28
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Jan 29
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jan 30
$35Flixbus
$12Ryanair
Mon
Jan 31
$85Infobus
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Tue
Feb 1
$35Alsa
$35Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 2
$99Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
Feb 3
$30Flixbus
$16Ryanair
Fri
Feb 4
$35Alsa
$73Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 5
$35Flixbus
$48Air Nostrum
Sun
Feb 6
$35Flixbus
$16Ryanair

Travel Information between Madrid and Bordeaux

distanceDistance343 miles (554 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$29 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 7 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $43 (€36) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Nostrum or Alsa

Take a flight or bus to travel 343 miles (554 km) between Madrid and Bordeaux. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Air Nostrum or Alsa among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus 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

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Bordeaux, France from Madrid, Spain currently allowed?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Bordeaux, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bordeaux if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Bordeaux, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Madrid to Bordeaux.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Bordeaux, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Bordeaux, France?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Bordeaux?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Bordeaux here.

How do I reach Bordeaux from Madrid?

You can travel to Bordeaux from Madrid 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Bordeaux?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bordeaux is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€24) compared to other travel options to Bordeaux:

Taking a bus is usually $14 (€12) less than taking a flight to Bordeaux, which costs on average $43 (€36) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Madrid to Bordeaux?

The fastest way from Madrid to Bordeaux is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bordeaux that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 55 min   on average.

How far is it from Madrid to Bordeaux?

The distance from Madrid to Bordeaux is approximately 343 miles (554 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Madrid to Bordeaux?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Bordeaux is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and in Bordeaux?

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

  • Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
  • Buses from Madrid to Bordeaux most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.

Which travel operators can get me to Bordeaux from Madrid?

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:

  • Air Nostrum can get you to Bordeaux by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Nostrum from Madrid to Bordeaux for $43 (€36) on Omio.
  • Alsa can take you to Bordeaux by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Madrid to Bordeaux for $29 (€24).

Is it possible to travel directly from Madrid to Bordeaux?

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Bordeaux with Flixbus.

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 route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Madrid to Bordeaux?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Bordeaux often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Bordeaux itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bordeaux and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Madrid to Bordeaux one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Madrid to Bordeaux, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $43 (€36) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $29 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Bordeaux tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.