You can get from Paris to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Madrid on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||652 miles (1052 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$3 - $99|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $3 (€3) • 20 h 9 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $78 (€70) • 2 h|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair|
Travel 652 miles (1052 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Madrid from Paris. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Madrid.
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.
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.
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.
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.
International travel from Paris, France to Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; 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 from Paris to Madrid.
The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to travel to Madrid from Paris including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Paris to Madrid is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Madrid:
A train is $96 (€86) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Paris to Madrid costing on average $99 (€89).
A train is $75 (€67) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Madrid costing on average $78 (€70).
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, traveling by bus can take you on average 15 h 45 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 20 h 9 min.
The distance from Paris to Madrid is approximately 652 miles (1052 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Madrid is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Paris and Madrid as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Madrid:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Madrid with the following travel companies:
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 route.
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:
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.
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