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from Paris to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Madrid on 21 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Paris Orly Airport2h05 09:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£671One-way
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07:30Paris Orly Airport2h05 09:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£671One-way
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17:40Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport2h10 19:50Madrid Barajas Airport
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£701One-way
17:10Paris Orly Airport2h05 19:15Madrid Barajas Airport
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£731One-way
17:50Paris Orly Airport2h05 19:55Madrid Barajas Airport
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£801One-way

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Fri
21 Jan
£51Flixbus
£59Iberia
Sat
22 Jan
£29Flixbus
£37Iberia Express
Sun
23 Jan
£38BlaBlaCar Bus
£43Iberia
Mon
24 Jan
£38Alsa
£43Iberia
Tue
25 Jan
£109Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
26 Jan
£34Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Thu
27 Jan
£34Flixbus
£37Transavia France
Fri
28 Jan
£34Alsa
£52Iberia
Sat
29 Jan
£34Alsa
£37Transavia France
Sun
30 Jan
£34Alsa
£43Iberia
Mon
31 Jan
£34Alsa
£35Ryanair
Tue
1 Feb
£34Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Wed
2 Feb
£109Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
3 Feb
£109Eurolines Switzerland
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Fri
4 Feb
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£52Iberia
Sat
5 Feb
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£42Transavia France
Sun
6 Feb
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£52Iberia
Mon
7 Feb
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£37Transavia France
Tue
8 Feb
£34Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Wed
9 Feb
£34Flixbus
£35Air Europa

Travel Information to Madrid from Paris

distanceDistance652 miles (1052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£14 - £34
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £14 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £14 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 652 miles (1052 km) by flight or coach to Madrid from 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 £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Paris to Madrid.

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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 Paris to Madrid.
FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Paris to Madrid?

Travel between Paris, 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 Paris?

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 18/01/2022. 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 between Paris and Madrid.

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

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 19/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Paris to Madrid travel options?

You can travel between Paris and Madrid 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Madrid. Tickets for a flight cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is about £20 less than a coach, which costs on average £34 for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Paris to Madrid?

The distance between Paris and Madrid is around 652 miles (1052 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Paris to Madrid depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Madrid?

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

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Paris to Madrid tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Flixbus can get you to Madrid by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Madrid for £34 on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Paris and Madrid?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Madrid with Iberia Express, easyJet, Air France, Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can find a direct coach to Madrid with BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland.

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 book tickets for this journey.

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

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

How far in advance should I book tickets from Paris to Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £14 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £34 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Paris to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.