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Paris to Madrid

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How to go from Paris to Madrid ?

Trip Paris Madrid

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance654 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Madrid as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Paris and how to find the best Paris to Madrid transport deals? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Madrid and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of ALSA, FlixBus, Blablacar, Renfe, SNCF, Iberia, Eurolines or OUIBUS to reach Madrid.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Paris to Madrid bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Paris and Madrid.

Going by bus from Paris to Madrid may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Madrid.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Paris Madrid route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • If the trip duration between Paris and Madrid and its 654 mi worries you a bit, then choose the night bus Paris Madrid which will save you an overnight stay in a Madrid hotel. You will then be able to discover Madrid in the early morning.
  • The fleet of FlixBus, ALSA or Eurolines coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Paris Madrid road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Paris to Madrid watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • You will travel from Paris to Madrid on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.

What are the bus companies operating the Paris Madrid ?

FlixBus, ALSA and Eurolines are the coach companies operating the bus line Paris Madrid with direct service.

FlixBus Paris MadridALSA Paris MadridEurolines Paris Madrid

Bus stops in Paris

You will have to arrive at your Paris stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Madrid' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of Eurolines, ALSA or FlixBus who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Paris-Bercy
  • Paris Quai de Bercy
  • Paris Galliéni

Bus stops at arrival in Madrid

As soon as the coach stops at Madrid, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Madrid Sur

Train Paris to Madrid

Is there a direct train for the Paris-Madrid route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Paris to Madrid without making any changes.

Paris Madrid train companies

There are 3 carriers that operate rail journeys between Paris and Madrid: Renfe, SNCF and OUIGO.
Renfe Paris MadridSNCF Paris MadridOUIGO Paris Madrid

Departure train stations in Paris

  • Paris-Austerlitz
  • Paris-Montparnasse 1-2
  • Aérop-C-de-Gaulle-2-TGV

Arrival train stations in Madrid

  • Madrid-Chamartin
  • Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Cheap flights from Paris to Madrid

Cheap flights to Madrid are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Paris Madrid flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. This is one of the most important rule in airline industry: leisure travellers who are keen to pay less book early; business travelles are keen to pay more but book late.
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Madrid and be flexible. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.

Which airlines operate the Paris to Madrid flights ?

Vueling Airlines, Easyjet, Ryanair, Air Europa, Iberia and Air France carry out a direct flight from Paris to the airport of Madrid, Spain.
Vueling Airlines Paris MadridEasyjet Paris MadridRyanair Paris MadridAir Europa Paris MadridIberia Paris MadridAir France Paris Madrid

Departure airport in Paris

  • CDG Paris Charles De Gaulle
  • BVA Beauvais-Tille
  • ORY Paris Orly

Arrival airport in Madrid

  • MAD Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas

Carpool from Paris to Madrid

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Paris-Madrid with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Paris to Madrid, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. This means that when looking for Paris-Madrid rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is interesting for lastminute travel to Madrid.

When you are about to book a Paris-Madrid ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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