You can get from Paris to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Madrid on Sep 27 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||Flight or bus|
|Ticket price range||$56 - $157|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $56 (€45) • 16 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $157 (€126) • 2 h|
|Popular travel companies||Vueling or Flixbus|
Travel 652 miles (1052 km) by flight or bus 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Madrid.
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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.
Travel between Paris, France and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Spain:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 9/25/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Paris and Madrid.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. 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.
You can travel between Paris and Madrid 2 different ways: flight or bus.
The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $56 (€45).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:
A bus is $101 (€81) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Madrid costing on average $157 (€126).
The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Paris 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, taking a bus requires on average 16 h of travel time.
The Paris to Madrid distance is around 652 miles (1052 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Paris to Madrid:
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Before traveling from Paris to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
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.
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