Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Cheapest

£43

Average

£107

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Madrid will cost around £ 107 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.

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17:00Paris, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30Madrid
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£431One-way
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17:00Paris, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£431One-way
14:00Paris22h20 12:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£1091One-way
14:00Paris22h00 12:00Madrid, Estación Sur
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£1091One-way
14:00Paris20h10 10:10Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£1121One-way

Bus Timetable Paris to Madrid

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14:00Paris21h30 11:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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14:00Paris20h45 10:45Madrid
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14:00Paris22h20 12:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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14:00Paris22h00 12:00Madrid, Estación Sur
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14:00Paris20h10 10:10Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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14:00Paris20h25 10:25Madrid
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14:00Paris21h00 11:00Madrid, Estación Sur
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17:00Paris, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30Madrid
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17:00Paris, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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22:30Paris20h40 19:10Madrid
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22:30Paris20h20 18:50Madrid
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22:30Paris23h50 22:20Madrid
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22:30Paris17h10 15:40Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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22:30Paris17h45 16:15Madrid, Estación Sur
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22:30Paris18h15 16:45Madrid
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Fri
21 Jan
£43BlaBlaCar Bus
£59Iberia
Sat
22 Jan
£43BlaBlaCar Bus
£37Iberia Express
Sun
23 Jan
£38BlaBlaCar Bus
£43Iberia
Mon
24 Jan
£38Alsa
£43Air Europa
Tue
25 Jan
£34Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Wed
26 Jan
£109Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
27 Jan
£109Eurolines Switzerland
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Fri
28 Jan
£38BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
29 Jan
£34Alsa
£37Transavia France
Sun
30 Jan
£34Alsa
£43Iberia
Mon
31 Jan
£34Alsa
£35Ryanair
Tue
1 Feb
£34Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Wed
2 Feb
£109Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
3 Feb
£34Flixbus
£37Iberia Express
Fri
4 Feb
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
5 Feb
£34Alsa
£42Transavia France
Sun
6 Feb
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£52Iberia
Mon
7 Feb
£34Flixbus
£37Transavia France
Tue
8 Feb
£34Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Wed
9 Feb
£34Flixbus
£35Air Europa

Bus times from Paris to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

16 h 55 m

Average

20 h 2 m

Buses per day

15

Distance

1052 km

Of the 15 buses that leave Paris for Madrid every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 1052 km distance in an average of 20 h 2 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 16 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 23 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

2nd Fastest
17:00Paris, Quai de Bercy16h55 09:55Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£431One-way
22:30Paris17h10 15:40Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£1211One-way
17:00Paris, Quai de Bercy17h30 10:30Madrid
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£431One-way
22:30Paris17h45 16:15Madrid, Estación Sur
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£1211One-way
22:30Paris18h15 16:45Madrid
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£1141One-way

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Overview: Coach from Paris to Madrid

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
durationAverage coach duration16 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£52 (€60)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines

Coaches from Paris to Madrid cover the 652 miles (1052 km) long route taking on average 16 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £34, but the average price of coach tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Coach companies: FlixBus and Alsa Paris to Madrid

Buy your official FlixBus and Alsa coach tickets from Paris to Madrid from £34 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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Alsa

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £34

FlixBus 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Paris to Madrid are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Coaches from Paris to Madrid

Those wishing to visit the Spanish capital of Madrid from Paris can choose from a range of coach options. The 800-mile route is served by Eurolines, Alsa, a Spanish subsidiary of National Express, and Ouibus. Travel time takes as little as 16 hours 25 minutes for direct journeys, while some connecting routes can take upwards of 24 hours.

Which coach companies travel from Paris to Madrid?

Coaches from Paris to Madrid are offered by several coach providers. Both Alsa and Eurolines offer direct routes. Eurolines is one of the leading providers of low-cost bus travel in Europe, with each coach offering WiFi, electrical and USB charging points, reclining chairs and two pieces of checked baggage per customer. Indirect services are also offered by Eurolines and Ouibus, a French company formerly known as iDBUS, and Ibero Coaches, who offer a direct route on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

How long is the coach from Paris to Madrid?

Journey times vary significantly depending on when passengers choose to travel. The shortest journey can arrive in Madrid in just 16 hours 25 minutes. The longest takes closer to 17 hours. There are many indirect options, the shortest of which takes 22 hours 35 minutes, which requires passengers to change in Barcelona. Some indirect journeys can take closer to 30 hours.

How many coaches are there from Paris to Madrid?

Passengers can expect to choose from between six to nine departure times from numerous Paris locations with up to 30 route options, depending on where passengers choose to transfer. There are usually three direct options available.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Paris to Madrid?

Departure coach station: Coaches depart from numerous Paris locations, including Paris Gallieni, Paris Bercy and Porte Maillot. Porte Maillot is located just outside the Congress building. Paris Gallieni is served by tram lines with direct links from Charles de Gaulle airport. Most services will depart from Paris Bercy, located within a 10-minute walk of Gare de Lyon. It can also be accessed via metro lines M14 or M6 to Bercy station.

Arrival coach station: Most journeys will arrive at Madrid Estacion del Sur, in the south of the Spanish capital. The transport hub has links to the metro and intercity as well as international bus routes. Some services terminate at Avenida de America, which also has links to the metro and local bus routes for easy onward travel.

Travel Tips: Coach to Madrid from Paris

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by coach between Paris and Madrid?

Travel by coach between Paris, France and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Paris and Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Madrid to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Madrid?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Madrid to Paris coach here.

How much do cheap coach tickets from Paris to Madrid cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Paris to Madrid to cost as little as £34  in the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Paris to Madrid cost on average?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Paris to Madrid coach prices are on average £52  one way.

What is the distance to Madrid from Paris via coach?

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

What is the average Paris to Madrid coach duration?

The Paris to Madrid coach duration is on average 16 h, which is to be expected when travelling 652 miles (1052 km) between Paris and Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which coach station from Paris to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid coach station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a coach from Paris, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, La Défense. When you arrive in Madrid, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the coach station in Paris? Where is the coach station in Madrid?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Madrid.

What coach companies offer a service to Madrid from Paris?

When taking a coach from Paris to Madrid, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus or Isilines for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Paris and Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

Are there any Paris to Madrid direct coach services?

Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Paris to Madrid on Omio with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your coach ticket.

What time is the earliest coach from Paris to Madrid? What time is the last coach from Paris to Madrid?

If you prefer early morning coaches from Paris to Madrid, the first coach leaves at 08: 40. If you prefer late night coaches from Paris to Madrid, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Paris to Madrid timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

When should I book Paris Madrid coach tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a coach between Paris and Madrid to cost on average £52 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Madrid coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.