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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 12:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$701One-way
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10:35AMNice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 12:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$701One-way
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07:30PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 09:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1341One-way
10:15PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport10h35 08:50AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$1821One-way
01:20PMNice Cote d'Azur Airport10h15 11:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$2381One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$108Flixbus
$70Iberia
Mon
Jan 24
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$79Air Nostrum
Tue
Jan 25
$60Flixbus
$113Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 26
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$64Iberia
Thu
Jan 27
$60Flixbus
$51Iberia Express
Fri
Jan 28
$36Flixbus
$64Iberia
Sat
Jan 29
$48Flixbus
$45Iberia
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Jan 30
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$64Iberia
Mon
Jan 31
$36Flixbus
$64Air Nostrum
Tue
Feb 1
$70Flixbus
$45Iberia Express
Wed
Feb 2
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$45Iberia
Thu
Feb 3
$60Flixbus
$57Iberia
Sat
Feb 5
$48Flixbus
$45Iberia
Sun
Feb 6
$36Flixbus
$79Iberia Express
Mon
Feb 7
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$90Vueling
Wed
Feb 9
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$43Iberia Express
Thu
Feb 10
$82Union Ivkoni International
$45Iberia
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Feb 11
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$45Iberia

Travel Information to Madrid from Nice

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$67 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $67 (€55) • 16 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $88 (€73) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus or flight to travel 605 miles (975 km) to Madrid from Nice. 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 $67 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nice to Madrid.

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FAQs

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

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
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 1/21/22; 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 between Nice and Madrid.

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

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Nice from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Nice, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. 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 Nice from Madrid here.

How do I reach Madrid from Nice?

You can travel between Nice and Madrid 2 different ways: bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Nice is by taking a bus, which costs on average $67 (€55).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A bus is $22 (€18) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Nice to Madrid costing on average $88 (€73).

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

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Nice is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights most often depart from Nice at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.

Who 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:

  • Flixbus can take you to Madrid by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Nice to Madrid for $67 (€55).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Nice to Madrid tickets on Omio for $88 (€73).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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 book my Nice to Madrid one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $67 (€55) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $88 (€73) one way.

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