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from Madrid to Nice

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27 Nov
£71Flixbus
£42Iberia
Sun
28 Nov
£35Flixbus
£51Iberia
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29 Nov
£66Flixbus
£129Vueling
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30 Nov
£58Flixbus
£75Iberia
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£78Vueling
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3 Dec
£106Flixbus
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4 Dec
£35Flixbus
£95Iberia
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5 Dec
£27Flixbus
£87Vueling
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£85Iberia
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7 Dec
£53Flixbus
£51Iberia
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8 Dec
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£35Iberia
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9 Dec
£27Flixbus
£35Iberia
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10 Dec
£71Flixbus
£35Iberia
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11 Dec
£69Union Ivkoni International
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12 Dec
£53Flixbus
£51Iberia
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13 Dec
£58Flixbus
£56Iberia
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14 Dec
£53Flixbus
£35Iberia
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Travel Information from Madrid to Nice

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£70 - £99
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £70 • 17 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £99 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 605 miles (975 km) from Madrid to 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 £70. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Nice.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Nice, France from Madrid, Spain currently allowed?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Nice, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Nice from Madrid restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nice, France from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Nice, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 25/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Nice closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Madrid, Spain from Nice, France due to COVID-19?

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?

  • 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

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 26/11/2021. 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.

How do you get from Madrid to Nice?

There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Nice: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Nice?

The cheapest way from Madrid to Nice is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £70 compared to other travel options to Nice:

A coach is about £28 less than a flight, which costs on average £99 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Nice?

The fastest way from Madrid to Nice is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options between Madrid and Nice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Nice by coach can take on average 17 h 20 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Nice would I travel?

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Nice?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and tend to arrive in Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2.
  • Flights mostly leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and tend to arrive in Nice Cote d'Azur Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Nice?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Nice:

  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Nice with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £70 with Flixbus from Madrid to Nice.
  • You can travel by plane between Madrid and Nice with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Madrid to Nice tickets for £99 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to Nice?
Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Nice often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Milan or Marseille. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Nice and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket from Madrid to Nice online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Nice, 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 journey is £70 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £99 one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Nice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.