How to get from Nice to Madrid

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from Nice to Madrid

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

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To get from Nice to Madrid on 11 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:30Nice Cote d'Azur Airport4h40 23:10Madrid Barajas Airport
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12:00Nice21h30 09:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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06:30Nice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 08:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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21:20Nice Cote d'Azur Airport12h20 09:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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12:40Nice Cote d'Azur Airport2h05 14:45Madrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information between Nice and Madrid

distanceDistance605 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £102
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 20 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £102 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Nostrum

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 605 miles between Nice and 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air Nostrum among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Nice to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Madrid

Travel to Madrid 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 Nice to Madrid.

Travel from Nice, France to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Madrid from Nice restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Nice?

Entry Requirements:

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Nice to Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Nice, France from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Nice, France from Madrid, Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Nice from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Nice, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. 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 Nice from Madrid here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Nice to Madrid including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Nice to Madrid. Tickets for a train cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train is £67 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Nice to Madrid costing on average £70.

A train is generally £100 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £102 from Nice to Madrid.

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

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

In comparison, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 16 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 20 h 25 min   on average.

The distance from Nice to Madrid is approximately 605 miles.

The average frequency per day from Nice to Madrid is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Nice and 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 Nice to Madrid:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Nice to Madrid depart from Nice Ville to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • You can go to Madrid from Nice by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £70 with Flixbus from Nice to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Nice by plane with Air Nostrum. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £102 with Air Nostrum from Nice to Madrid on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Madrid with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find direct flights to take to Madrid with Air Nostrum or Iberia.

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

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

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £70 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £102 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £3 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Nice to Madrid 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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