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from Madrid to Paris

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

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To get from Madrid to Paris on Aug 4 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h55 09:05AMParis Orly Airport
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07:25AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h05 09:30AMParis Orly Airport
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04:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h05 06:30PMParis Orly Airport
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08:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport2h05 10:05PMParis Orly Airport
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
Aug 3
$74Alsa
$41Iberia
Wed
Aug 4
$69Alsa
$41Iberia
Thu
Aug 5
$69Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Fri
Aug 6
$62Alsa
$41Iberia
Sat
Aug 7
$57Flixbus
$41Air Europa
Sun
Aug 8
$57Flixbus
$41Iberia
Mon
Aug 9
$49Alsa
$41Iberia
Tue
Aug 10
$49Alsa
$33Ryanair
Wed
Aug 11
$87Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
Aug 12
$57Flixbus
$38Vueling
Fri
Aug 13
$87Eurolines Switzerland
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Sat
Aug 14
$57Alsa
$84Ryanair
Sun
Aug 15
$57Alsa
$138Air Europa
Mon
Aug 16
$57Alsa
$76Ryanair
Tue
Aug 17
$49Alsa
$102Ryanair
Wed
Aug 18
$49Alsa
$113Air France
Thu
Aug 19
$49Alsa
$88Ryanair
Fri
Aug 20
$57Alsa
$126Air France
Sat
Aug 21
$49Alsa
$102Ryanair
Sun
Aug 22
$74Alsa
$171Vueling
Mon
Aug 23
$57Alsa
$102Ryanair

Travel Information between Madrid and Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$44 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $44 (€35) • 15 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€43) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transavia France

Travel 652 miles (1052 km) by flight or bus to Paris from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Transavia France among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Paris.

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Travel from Madrid to Paris

Travelers in Europe looking to journey from Madrid to Paris can choose between buses, trains, and flights. The quickest method of traveling from Madrid to Paris is by taking a flight which takes approximately 4½ hours to arrive in Paris. Taking the bus is the cheapest option; however, it will take at least 17 hours to arrive in Paris.

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Madrid to Paris Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

€86

17:00 h

1 Day Ahead

€218

9:43 h

2 Months Ahead

€164

1:55 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Madrid to Paris?

Cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Paris


Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Paris. Buses traveling from Madrid to Paris depart from either Madrid's Estacion Sur De Autobuses or Avenida de América and take at least 17 hours to arrive at Paris' Gare Routière Galliéni bus station. Approximately 16 buses travel from Madrid to Paris every day. The first Madrid to Paris bus departs at 4:30 p.m. while the last departs at 7:30 p.m. All Madrid to Paris buses travel overnight. Bus companies that travel from Madrid to Paris include Alsa and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Madrid to Paris

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to Paris. Even when travel time to and from Madrid and Paris' airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight is still at least 5 hours faster than traveling from Madrid to Paris by train. Direct flights depart from Madrid's Barajas airport and arrive at either Paris' Charles de Gaulle, Orly, or Beauvais airport after approximately 2 hours of flight time. Airlines that offer direct flights from Madrid to Paris include Air France, Iberia, British Airways, Air Europa, EasyJet, Vueling and Transavia Airlines.


Most popular way to travel from Madrid to Paris

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to Paris. Taking a flight is both significantly faster and usually less expensive than traveling from Madrid to Paris by train. Moreover, all trains traveling from Madrid to Paris require a transfer in Barcelona at Sants train station adding to the total travel time. There are over 20 direct flights from Madrid to Paris per day, with the first flight departing Madrid at 6:30 a.m.


How to get from Madrid to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Paris, 74,76% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Madrid to Paris, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Paris from Madrid?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Madrid restricted?

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

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

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, 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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 8/2/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 8/2/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Madrid to Paris?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Madrid to Paris?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paris is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $44 (€35) compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is about $10 (€8) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $54 (€43) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Paris?

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 15 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Madrid to Paris?

The distance is approximately 652 miles (1052 km) from Madrid to Paris.

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Paris?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Paris by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Madrid to Paris tickets on Omio for $44 (€35).
  • Transavia France can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Transavia France from Madrid to Paris for $54 (€43).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to Paris?
Your trip from Madrid to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Madrid to Paris tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
When should I buy a ticket from Madrid to Paris online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $44 (€35) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $54 (€43) one way on average for this trip.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
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