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Travel Information from Madrid to Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£28 - £34
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £28 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £28 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 652 miles (1052 km) by flight or coach from Madrid to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Madrid to Paris.

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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?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 25/01/2022. 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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Paris, France?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Paris, 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 Paris?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 25/01/2022. 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 Paris here.

How do I go from Madrid to Paris?

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

How do I get from Madrid to Paris the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Paris, which costs on average £28.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A flight is £6 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Madrid to Paris costing on average £34.

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 2 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 15 h 35 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Paris would I travel?

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

When going from Madrid to Paris, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Flights from Madrid to Paris most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in 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:

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Madrid to Paris tickets on Omio for £28.
  • Flixbus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Madrid to Paris for £34 on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with Iberia Express, easyJet, Ryanair, Air France, Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Paris with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Madrid?

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

When should I book a ticket between Madrid and Paris online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £28 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £34 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.