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Travel Information to Pau from Madrid

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range- $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€48) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Renfe

Travel 262 miles (423 km) by bus or flight to Pau from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Madrid to Pau.

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from Madrid to Pau

How to get from Madrid to Pau by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Madrid to Pau is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
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BlaBlaCar Bus
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
1 transfer
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
1 transfer
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Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
1 transfer
1 transfer

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Find the best route between Madrid and Pau with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Renfe! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel company operating freight and passenger travel on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Pau trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of travel with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE travel run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia travel combine high-speed and normal speed travel serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant travel serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night travel routes.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

      FAQs: Travel from Madrid to Pau

      FAQs: Travel to Pau 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 Pau.

      You can get to Pau from Madrid 2 different ways: bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Pau is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Pau:

      A bus is $25 (€21) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $56 (€48) from Madrid to Pau.

      A bus is () less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Madrid to Pau costing on average ().

      The quickest way to travel to Pau from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 10 h 5 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 262 miles (423 km) from Madrid to Pau.

      The average frequency per day from Madrid to Pau is:

      • 3 buses a day.

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

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

      • Buses from Madrid to Pau most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Pau, Avenue de l'Université.
      • Flights from Madrid to Pau most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Pau Pyrenees Airport.
      • Trains from Madrid to Pau most often leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Pau.

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

      • You can travel by bus between Madrid and Pau with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Madrid to Pau tickets for $31 (€27) on Omio.

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

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Pau 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.

      Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Pau don't make Pau their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Pau are Paris, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lyon or Barcelona, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Pau to any of these top destinations today!

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