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Fri
Jun 18
$81Flixbus
$113Air France
Sat
Jun 19
$73Flixbus
$59Iberia
Sun
Jun 20
$62Alsa
$68Transavia France
Mon
Jun 21
$57Flixbus
$68Transavia France
Tue
Jun 22
$49Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Wed
Jun 23
$49Flixbus
$82Vueling
Thu
Jun 24
$49Alsa
$80Iberia
Fri
Jun 25
$62Alsa
$107Vueling
Sat
Jun 26
$49Alsa
$73Air Europa
Sun
Jun 27
$57Flixbus
$68Transavia France
Mon
Jun 28
$49Flixbus
$81Transavia France
Tue
Jun 29
$49Flixbus
$62Ryanair
Wed
Jun 30
$49Alsa
$119TAP Portugal
Thu
Jul 1
$57Flixbus
$72Ryanair
Fri
Jul 2
$49Flixbus
$73Iberia
Sat
Jul 3
$45Alsa
$73Iberia
Sun
Jul 4
$49Flixbus
$69Vueling
Mon
Jul 5
$45Alsa
$62Ryanair
Tue
Jul 6
$45Alsa
$73Iberia
Wed
Jul 7
$49Flixbus
$109Air Europa
Thu
Jul 8
$45Alsa
$86Air Europa
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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.

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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
Travel to Madrid 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 Paris to Madrid.
FAQs
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Paris and Madrid?

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 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

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 6/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Madrid from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Madrid, Spain?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, 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 Paris from Madrid?

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, 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 6/17/21. 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 Paris from Madrid here.

How do I get from Paris to Madrid?

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Madrid: bus, flight or train.

How far is Madrid from Paris?

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

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Madrid?

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

  • You can go to Madrid from Paris by plane with Transavia France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $52 (€40) with Transavia France from Paris to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus from Paris to Madrid with Alsa, and you can find Alsa Paris to Madrid tickets for $50 (€39) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Madrid?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Air France or Air Europa.
  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus.

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 to Madrid from Paris.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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!
When should I buy a ticket from Paris to Madrid online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $52 (€40) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $50 (€39) one way on average.

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€39).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Madrid costing on average $52 (€40).

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

The quickest way to travel between Paris and 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 15 h 30 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Madrid
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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