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

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Recommended option

Fly to Nice  •  5 h 21 min

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

$83 - $250

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$63 - $227

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Niza

$87 - $132

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice

$106 - $164

Bus  •  45 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Le Cannet

$90 - $140

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Cannes 764.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Cannes is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Cannes is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Le Cannet. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 45 h 45 min.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Cannes without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 13 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Madrid to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Cannes is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 13 min.

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

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Madrid to Cannes bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Niza station.

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

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

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  • Distance: 594.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Madrid to Cannes every 2 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Cannes 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 19 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $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 Niza
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Le Cannet
Ave. Duration
45 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
alsa.com

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