How to get from Madrid to Pamplona

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from Madrid to Pamplona

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

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To get from Madrid to Pamplona on 12 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50Madrid Barajas Airport1h00 08:50Pamplona
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11:00Madrid5h15 16:15Pamplona
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09:00Madrid5h15 14:15Pamplona
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13:00Madrid5h15 18:15Pamplona
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15:00Madrid5h45 20:45Pamplona
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Travel Information to Pamplona from Madrid

distanceDistance197 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £51
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 5 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £51 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAutobuses Pamplona Madrid, Air Nostrum or Renfe Alvia

Travel 197 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Madrid and Pamplona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Autobuses Pamplona Madrid, Air Nostrum or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Madrid to Pamplona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Pamplona

Travel to Pamplona 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 Pamplona.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Madrid and Pamplona. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Pamplona, which costs on average £22.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Pamplona:

A coach is £30 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Pamplona costing on average £51.

A coach is about £22 less than a train, which costs on average £44 for this journey.

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

In comparison, getting to Pamplona by coach can take on average 5 h.

In comparison, getting to Pamplona by train can take on average 3 h 5 min.

You should expect to travel around 197 miles from Madrid to Pamplona.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Pamplona is:

  • 5 coaches per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Madrid and Pamplona 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 Madrid to Pamplona:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Pamplona, Estación De Autobuses.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Pamplona.
  • Most travellers board their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Pamplona.

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

  • You can go to Pamplona from Madrid by coach with Autobuses Pamplona Madrid. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £22 with Autobuses Pamplona Madrid from Madrid to Pamplona on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Pamplona with Air Nostrum. Cheap tickets can be found for £51 with Air Nostrum from Madrid to Pamplona.
  • You can take a train from Madrid to Pamplona with Renfe Alvia. Cheap tickets can be found for £44 with Renfe Alvia from Madrid to Pamplona.

Yes, there are direct services available to Pamplona from Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar or Autobuses Pamplona Madrid with 5 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 3 direct trains per day with Renfe Alvia.

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

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

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £22 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £51 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £44 one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Pamplona 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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