How to travel from Madrid to Nice

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from Madrid to Nice

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Nice on Sat Aug 07 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a flight because it's the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h50 09:00AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$631One-way
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07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h50 09:00AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$631One-way
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05:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport4h45 10:35PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1741One-way
12:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport7h25 07:40PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$2201One-way
06:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport13h40 07:40PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport
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$1571One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Fri
Aug 6
$80Flixbus
$131Vueling
Sat
Aug 7
$85Flixbus
$63Iberia Express
Sun
Aug 8
$60Flixbus
$85Iberia Express
Mon
Aug 9
$40Flixbus
$57Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$30Flixbus
$58Iberia Express
Wed
Aug 11
$40Flixbus
$58Iberia Express
Thu
Aug 12
$40Flixbus
$40Iberia Express
Fri
Aug 13
$60Flixbus
$87Vueling
Sat
Aug 14
$60Flixbus
$148Air France
Sun
Aug 15
$60Flixbus
$91Vueling
Mon
Aug 16
$40Flixbus
$76Vueling
Tue
Aug 17
$40Flixbus
$58Iberia Express
Wed
Aug 18
$40Flixbus
$58Iberia Express
Thu
Aug 19
$40Flixbus
$61Vueling
Fri
Aug 20
$50Flixbus
$58Iberia Express
Sat
Aug 21
$40Flixbus
$40Iberia Express
Sun
Aug 22
$50Flixbus
$85Iberia Express
Mon
Aug 23
$50Flixbus
$82Vueling
Tue
Aug 24
$40Flixbus
$40Air Nostrum
Wed
Aug 25
$40Flixbus
$40Iberia Express
Thu
Aug 26
$42Flixbus
$40Iberia Express

Travel Information to Nice from Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$80 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $80 (€64) • 22 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $109 (€87) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Travel 605 miles (975 km) by flight or bus from Madrid to Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $80 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Nice.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Nice, France from Madrid, Spain?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Nice, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Nice from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Nice, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 8/3/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Madrid and Nice.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Nice, 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 Nice?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 8/5/21. 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 Nice here.

How do I get from Madrid to Nice?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Nice from Madrid?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Nice is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $80 (€64) compared to other travel options to Nice:

Taking a bus is usually $29 (€23) less than taking a flight to Nice, which costs on average $109 (€87) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Madrid to Nice is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 22 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Madrid to Nice?

The distance from Madrid to Nice is approximately 605 miles (975 km).

When traveling to Nice from Madrid, what are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and Nice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Nice:

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Madrid to Nice depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Nice?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Nice:

  • You can go to Nice from Madrid by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $109 (€87) with Vueling from Madrid to Nice on Omio.
  • You can travel from Madrid to Nice by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $80 (€64) with Flixbus from Madrid to Nice.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to Nice?
Your trip from Madrid to Nice doesn't have to end in Nice. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Marseille to your Madrid to Nice tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nice today!
How early should I book tickets between Madrid and Nice online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $109 (€87) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $80 (€64) one way on average for this route.

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