How to get from Madrid to Paris

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from Madrid to Paris

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

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To get from Madrid to Paris on 02 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:55Madrid Barajas Airport2h00 21:55Paris Orly Airport
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£961One-way
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22:25Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T421h05 19:30Paris
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£671One-way
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06:50Madrid Barajas Airport2h00 08:50Paris Beauvais Tille Airport
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£1101One-way
07:10Madrid Barajas Airport1h55 09:05Paris Orly Airport
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£1161One-way
14:40Madrid Barajas Airport2h05 16:45Paris Orly Airport
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Travel Information between Madrid and Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Switzerland or Ryanair

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 652 miles (1052 km) between Madrid and Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurolines Switzerland or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Paris.

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FAQs

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Paris, 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 Paris 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 Paris, 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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 29/06/2022. 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 Paris from Madrid.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 27/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Paris: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Paris, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A ferry journey is usually £119 less than a journey to Paris by coach, which costs on average £119 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £90 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average £90 for the same trip.

A ferry is £5 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Madrid to Paris costing on average £5.

The fastest way from Madrid to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h.

Other travel options from Madrid to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h 35 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 15 h 13 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Paris is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Paris from 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 Madrid to Paris:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Paris with Eurolines Switzerland. Cheap tickets can be found for £119 with Eurolines Switzerland from Madrid to Paris.
  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Paris with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for £90 with Ryanair from Madrid to Paris.

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

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus, Alsa or Eurolines Switzerland with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with Iberia Express, easyJet, Ryanair, Transavia France, Air France, Air Europa or Iberia with direct flights per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £119 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £90 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £5 one way.

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

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