• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Cannes by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Nice  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE

$83 - $250

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes

$63 - $227

4 alternative options

Train  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes Marseille-St-Charles - Nice-Ville / ...

$169 - $242

Bus ALSA  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière

$73 - $109

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice

$106 - $154

Drive  •  11h 33m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Cannes 764.3 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Cannes is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 20h 4m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Cannes is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5h 19m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Cannes Gare Routière via Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 4m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Gare de Cannes via Gare de Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 52m.

More details

The distance between Madrid and Cannes is 951 km. The road distance is 1222.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Madrid to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 10h 52m and costs 140€ - 220€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Madrid to Cannes, including transfers.

More details

Madrid to Cannes bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

More details

Madrid to Cannes train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

More details

The best way to get from Madrid to Cannes is to fly which takes 5h 19m and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 10h 52m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 20h 4m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Madrid to Cannes.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 594.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Cannes, France?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Madrid to Cannes every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles and Gare de Marseille-St-Charles in around 10h 52m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence
Ave. Duration
17h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
isilines.com

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

Search flights

Madrid to Cannes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Cannes Gare Routière station.

More details

Madrid to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Cannes station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Cannes is 1223 km. It takes approximately 11h 33m to drive from Madrid to Cannes.

Get driving directions

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Nice Airport.

Search flights

There are 4512+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs 1€ - 3€.

More details