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from Nice to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nice to Madrid on Sep 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport2h00 10:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$2621One-way
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10:40PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport10h15 08:55AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1971One-way
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09:15AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport8h25 05:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$2541One-way
09:15AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport9h30 06:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$2771One-way
11:40AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 01:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$4651One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Sep 25
$149Flixbus
$172Vueling
Sun
Sep 26
$135Flixbus
$197Vueling
Mon
Sep 27
$75Flixbus
$53Iberia Express
Tue
Sep 28
$86Flixbus
$123Iberia Express
Wed
Sep 29
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$114Vueling
Thu
Sep 30
$75Flixbus
$123Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 1
$50Flixbus
$123Iberia Express
Sat
Oct 2
$50Flixbus
$53Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 3
$50Flixbus
$160Vueling
Mon
Oct 4
$58Flixbus
$53Iberia Express
Tue
Oct 5
$68Flixbus
$53Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 6
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$120Vueling
Thu
Oct 7
$71Union Ivkoni International
$126Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
$50Flixbus
$198Vueling
Sun
Oct 10
Find prices
$111Vueling
Mon
Oct 11
$50Flixbus
$53Iberia Express
Tue
Oct 12
$75Flixbus
$153Vueling
Wed
Oct 13
Find prices
$102Vueling
Thu
Oct 14
$94Union Ivkoni International
$53Iberia Express
Fri
Oct 15
$52Flixbus
$53Iberia Express

Travel Information between Nice and Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$38 - $42
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 16 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $42 (€34) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia Express

Take a bus or flight to travel 605 miles (975 km) between Nice and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Iberia Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Nice to Madrid.

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

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21; 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 from Nice to Madrid.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Nice, France from Madrid, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Nice from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Nice, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/24/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Nice from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Nice to Madrid?

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

How do I get from Nice to Madrid the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Madrid is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€30) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $42 (€34) from Nice to Madrid.

What is the quickest way from Nice to Madrid?

The quickest way to travel from Nice to Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by bus can take on average 16 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Nice to Madrid?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Nice to Madrid?

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

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

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Madrid by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Nice to Madrid tickets on Omio for $38 (€30).
  • Travel with Iberia Express for flights to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Iberia Express Nice to Madrid tickets on Omio for $42 (€34).
Can I travel directly to Madrid from Nice?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with.

Direct services to Madrid 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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Nice to Madrid?
Your trip from Nice to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Nice to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Nice to Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $38 (€30) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $42 (€34) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nice
Madrid
Nice Ville
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