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from Paris to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Madrid on Jan 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30AMParis Orly Airport2h05 09:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$601One-way
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07:30AMParis Orly Airport2h05 09:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$601One-way
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08:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport2h10 10:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$621One-way
02:40PMParis Orly Airport2h05 04:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$601One-way
07:40PMParis Orly Airport2h00 09:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$721One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$50Flixbus
$60Iberia
Wed
Jan 26
$47Flixbus
$47Ryanair
Thu
Jan 27
$50Flixbus
$62Iberia Express
Fri
Jan 28
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$72Iberia
Sat
Jan 29
$46Flixbus
$52Iberia Express
Sun
Jan 30
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$60Iberia
Mon
Jan 31
$59BlaBlaCar Bus
$58Transavia France
Tue
Feb 1
$47Flixbus
$39Ryanair
Wed
Feb 2
$47Flixbus
$26Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$46Flixbus
$50Iberia Express
Fri
Feb 4
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$60Air Europa
Sat
Feb 5
$53BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Iberia Express
Sun
Feb 6
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$72Air Europa
Mon
Feb 7
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$41Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$44Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Wed
Feb 9
$150Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
Feb 10
$47Flixbus
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Fri
Feb 11
$49Flixbus
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Sat
Feb 12
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Iberia Express
Sun
Feb 13
$49Flixbus
$58Transavia France

Travel Information to Madrid from Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$19 - $47
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $19 (€15) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $19 (€15) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 652 miles (1052 km) from Paris to 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Madrid.

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Travel from Paris to Madrid: Journey Details

People traveling from Paris to Madrid includes a variety of comfortable, luxury bus, rail and airplane options. Drive share is an additional travel option that may suit your needs. You can also choose to hire a rental car. Your rental car can be booked online and will be waiting for you at the airport upon arrival in the city of Madrid.

Return trips from Madrid to Paris are also available.

How to get from Paris to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Paris to Madrid, 70,28% 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 Paris to Madrid, 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.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Paris to Madrid. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Buses from Paris to Madrid

Eurolines buses depart at 6:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. from Paris, Gallieni Porte Bagnolet. There are also mid-morning and late afternoon buses from Paris to Madrid. Alsa or Ouibus departs from Paris' Bercy station at 5:00 p.m and stops at Barcelona Nord from where it is a short walk to the Barcelona Autobus station. From there, take the Barcelona-Zaragoza-Madrid coach towards Madrid at 8:00 a.m. This bus will arrive at the Aeropuerto Madrid-Barajas at 3:35 p.m.

Trains from Paris to Madrid

SNCF TGV trains from Paris to Madrid changes at Barcelona. There are two trains per day. Train journeys between Paris and Madrid take about 10 hours. From Barcelona, take the AVE train to Madrid.

Flights from Paris to Madrid

Iberia, RyanAir, Air France, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Air Berlin and Alitalia provide flights from Paris to Madrid. The flight lasts about 4:40 hours. There are direct flights or flights that includes stops. Flights depart from Paris Orly, Charles de Gaulle and Beauvais airports and arrive at Madrid Airport. Flights are available from 6:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Madrid

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I’m coming from Paris, France?

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

Is international entry into Madrid from Paris restricted?

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

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

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Madrid, Spain?

Return travel to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Spain?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 1/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Madrid.

How do I go from Paris to Madrid?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Madrid: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Madrid?

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Madrid is by taking a flight with an average price of $19 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a flight is about $28 (€24) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $47 (€39) for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 15 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Paris to Madrid would I travel?

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.

Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Madrid?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Madrid by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Madrid for $47 (€39).
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Paris to Madrid tickets on Omio for $19 (€15).

Is there a direct service between Paris and Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can book a direct flight with Iberia Express, easyJet, Ryanair, Transavia France, Air France, Air Europa or Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Madrid.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Madrid?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Madrid often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book tickets between Paris and Madrid online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $47 (€39) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $19 (€15) one way on average.

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