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from Nice to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nice to Madrid on 23 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:20Nice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 22:25Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1381One-way
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11:00Nice21h00 08:00Madrid, Estación Sur
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£651One-way
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11:10Nice Cote d'Azur Airport2h00 13:10Madrid Barajas Airport
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£1581One-way
18:25Nice Cote d'Azur Airport14h30 08:55Madrid Barajas Airport
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£2201One-way
09:53Nice Ville13h24 23:17Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£2421One-way

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Wed
22 Sep
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£120Vueling
Thu
23 Sep
£65Union Ivkoni International
£138Air Nostrum
Fri
24 Sep
£45Flixbus
£111Vueling
Sat
25 Sep
£45Flixbus
£100Vueling
Sun
26 Sep
£54Flixbus
£87Vueling
Mon
27 Sep
£36Flixbus
£33Iberia Express
Tue
28 Sep
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£38Iberia Express
Wed
29 Sep
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£82Vueling
Thu
30 Sep
£54Flixbus
£89Air Nostrum
Fri
1 Oct
£36Flixbus
£89Iberia Express
Sat
2 Oct
£36Flixbus
£38Air Nostrum
Sun
3 Oct
£36Flixbus
£116Vueling
Mon
4 Oct
£36Flixbus
£38Iberia Express
Tue
5 Oct
£49Flixbus
£38Air Nostrum
Wed
6 Oct
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£87Vueling
Thu
7 Oct
£49Flixbus
£92Vueling
Fri
8 Oct
£27Flixbus
£38Iberia Express
Sun
10 Oct
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£81Vueling
Mon
11 Oct
£27Flixbus
£38Iberia

Travel Information from Nice to Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£59 - £89
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £59 • 16 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £89 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a flight or coach to travel 605 miles (975 km) from Nice to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £59. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Nice to Madrid.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Nice and Madrid?

Travel between Nice, France and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Nice?

Conditions of entry into 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 22/09/2021. 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 from Nice to Madrid.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Madrid, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Nice, France was last verified on 21/09/2021. 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 Nice from Madrid.

How do you get from Nice to Madrid?

You can travel to Madrid from Nice 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Nice to Madrid, which costs on average £59.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A coach is generally £31 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £89 from Nice to Madrid.

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

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

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

In comparison, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 16 h 55 min.

How far is Madrid from Nice?

The distance between Nice and Madrid is around 605 miles (975 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Nice to Madrid depart from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Nice to Madrid?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Nice to Madrid tickets on Omio for £59.
  • Vueling can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Nice to Madrid for £89 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Nice and Madrid ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nice to Madrid often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nice and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Nice to Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £59 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £89 one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nice
Madrid
Nice Ville
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