How to get from Bordeaux to Madrid

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from Bordeaux to Madrid

You can get from Bordeaux to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bordeaux to Madrid on 09 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:15Bordeaux Mérignac Airport1h25 19:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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01:05Bordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes8h50 09:55Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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09:15Bordeaux Mérignac Airport1h25 10:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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01:05Bordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes9h25 10:30Madrid
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11:20Bordeaux Mérignac Airport8h05 19:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information from Bordeaux to Madrid

distanceDistance343 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £186
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 13 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £186 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Malta Air

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 343 miles between Bordeaux and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Malta Air among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Bordeaux to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux to Madrid.

Travel from Bordeaux, France to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Bordeaux restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Bordeaux?

Entry Requirements:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Bordeaux to Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Bordeaux, France from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Bordeaux, France from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bordeaux from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Bordeaux, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 07/08/2022. 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 Bordeaux from Madrid here.

There are 4 travel options from Bordeaux to Madrid: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Madrid. Tickets for a train cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train is generally £37 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £40 from Bordeaux to Madrid.

A train is about £184 less than a flight, which costs on average £186 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Bordeaux is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 13 h 56 min.

The distance between Bordeaux and Madrid is around 343 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Madrid is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bordeaux to Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bordeaux to Madrid:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Bordeaux Mérignac Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Bordeaux to Madrid depart from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Bordeaux to Madrid tickets on Omio for £40.
  • Malta Air can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Malta Air from Bordeaux to Madrid for £186 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Bordeaux and Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 1 direct coach per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with with direct flights per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bordeaux to Madrid.

Your journey from Bordeaux to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Bordeaux to Madrid trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £40 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £186 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £3 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bordeaux 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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