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from Madrid to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Paris on 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50Madrid Barajas Airport2h00 08:50Paris Beauvais Tille Airport
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08:00Madrid Chamartín15h08 23:08Gare Montparnasse
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06:00Madrid Barajas Airport2h05 08:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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07:10Madrid Barajas Airport1h55 09:05Paris Orly Airport
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14:40Madrid Barajas Airport2h05 16:45Paris Orly Airport
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29 Sep
£71Eurolines Switzerland
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£103Transavia France
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£109Air Europa
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£155Air France
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£171Air Europa
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£194Royal Air Maroc
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£46Transavia France
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£62Eurolines Switzerland
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Travel Information between Madrid and Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£40 - £78
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 16 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £78 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia or Alsa

Take a flight or coach to travel 652 miles (1052 km) from Madrid to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Iberia or Alsa among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Madrid to Paris.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Paris
Travel to Paris 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 Paris.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Paris, France if I’m coming from Madrid, Spain?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Madrid and Paris.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Madrid, Spain from Paris, France?

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 27/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Paris.

How do I go from Madrid to Paris?

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Paris: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paris?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £40.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach journey is usually £37 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average £78 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 16 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Madrid to Paris?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Madrid to Paris?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Madrid to Paris depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Paris?

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

  • Iberia can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Iberia from Madrid to Paris for £78.
  • Alsa can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Alsa from Madrid to Paris for £40 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Madrid to Paris?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling, Transavia France, Air France, Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel between Madrid and Paris?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Madrid to Paris online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £78 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £40 one way on average.

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.