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Travel Information to Nice from Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$95 - $133
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $95 (€79) • 17 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $133 (€111) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 605 miles (975 km) by bus or flight between Madrid and 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 $95 (€79). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Nice.

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Travel to Nice 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 Nice.
FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Madrid to Nice?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Nice, 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 Nice if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Nice, 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 12/3/21; 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 to Nice from Madrid.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Madrid, 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
  • 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 12/2/21. 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 reach Nice from Madrid?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Nice is by taking a bus with an average price of $95 (€79).

This is compared to other travel options to Nice:

A bus is $38 (€32) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Nice costing on average $133 (€111).

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Nice?

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Nice is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 17 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Madrid to Nice would I travel?

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
Who can get me from Madrid to Nice?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Nice by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Madrid to Nice for $95 (€79).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Nice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Madrid to Nice tickets on Omio for $133 (€111).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Madrid to Nice?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Nice often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Nice itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nice and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Madrid to Nice online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $95 (€79) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $133 (€111) one way.

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