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There are 9 ways to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Barcelona

  1. Take the train from Crest to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

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Bus via Avignon

  1. Take the bus from Montélimar to Avignon - Le Pontet
  2. Take the bus from Avignon Le Pontet Bus Station to Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur

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Train

  1. Take the train from Crest to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
  3. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Valence to Madrid

Drive

  1. Drive from Bourdeaux to Madrid

Train to Lyon, fly

  1. Take the train from Valence to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Madrid (MAD)

Train, train to Marseille, fly

  1. Take the train from Crest to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  3. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Madrid (MAD)

Train, train to Geneva, fly

  1. Take the train from Crest to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  4. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Madrid (MAD)

Train, train to Turin, fly

  1. Take the train from Valence to Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Madrid (MAD)

Bourdeaux to Madrid by bus and train

4 Weekly Services
10h 32m Average Duration
€118 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid is to bus via Avignon which costs €40 - €70 and takes 22h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid is to train and fly which costs €95 - €290 and takes 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bourdeaux to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Monument aux Morts and arriving at Madrid via Gare SNCF Armorin and Valence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 46m.

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The distance between Bourdeaux and Madrid is 859 km. The road distance is 1118.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid without a car is to train via Barcelona which takes 10h 32m and costs €110 - €230.

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It takes approximately 10h 32m to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid is to train via Barcelona which takes 10h 32m and costs €110 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €160 and takes 20h 46m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bourdeaux to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 859.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 32m

What companies run services between Bourdeaux, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Bourdeaux to Madrid via Gare SNCF Armorin, Crest, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, and Barcelona-Sants in around 10h 32m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valence to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost €100 - €150 and the journey takes 18h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Turin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Turin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €180
Flights from Marseille to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €180
Flights from Turin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €290
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €290
Flights from Turin to Madrid via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Crest to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Crest to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €20
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Valence Ville to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Valence to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Grenoble to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Montélimar to Avignon - Le Pontet
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Avignon Le Pontet Bus Station to Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Yes, the driving distance between Bourdeaux to Madrid is 1118 km. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Bourdeaux to Madrid.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France and Iberia offer flights from Lyon Airport to Madrid Airport.

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