How to get from Madrid to Nice

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from Madrid to Nice

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

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To get from Madrid to Nice on 29 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05Madrid Barajas Airport1h55 12:00Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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£2951One-way
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10:05Madrid Barajas Airport1h55 12:00Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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16:40Madrid Barajas Airport6h25 23:05Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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10:05Madrid Barajas Airport7h10 17:15Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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10:05Madrid Barajas Airport7h35 17:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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Travel Information between Madrid and Nice

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£88 - £89
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £88 • 17 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £89 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 605 miles (975 km) between Madrid and Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £88. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Nice.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Nice

Travel to Nice 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 Madrid to Nice.
FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Nice, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Nice from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Nice, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 26/05/2022. 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 trip to Nice from Madrid.

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

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

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/05/2022. 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 Madrid from Nice here.

You can travel from Madrid to Nice 2 different ways: coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Nice is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £88 compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Nice by plane, which costs on average £89 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Nice from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 17 h   of travel time.

Nice is approximately 605 miles (975 km) away from Madrid.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Madrid to Nice:

  • Coaches most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Nice at Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Nice by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Madrid to Nice for £88 on Omio.
  • Vueling can get you to Nice by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Madrid to Nice for £89 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Nice? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Nice usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Marseille from Nice, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Madrid to Nice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £88 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £89 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Nice from Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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