There are 10 ways to get from Lourdes to Madrid by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Donostia / San Sebastián  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye Intercités
  2. Take the train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv

60€ - 96€

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Bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Madrid, Madrid 748

31€ - 41€

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Bus via Madrid  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Madrid

60€ - 105€

Train  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye Intercités
  2. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Principe Pio 18014 / ...

63€ - 98€

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Madrid 565.6 km

65€ - 100€

Train to San Sebastian, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Madrid (MAD) EAS - MAD

63€ - 218€

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Madrid (MAD) TLS - MAD

81€ - 299€

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

63€ - 358€

Train, bus to Pamplona, fly  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
  2. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  3. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Madrid (MAD) PNA - MAD

64€ - 242€

Train to Bordeaux, fly  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Madrid (MAD) BOD - MAD

71€ - 202€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Madrid is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Lourdes to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lourdes to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Lourdes - Gare SNCF and arriving at Madrid, Madrid via Tarbes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lourdes to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Lourdes and arriving at Madrid-Principe Pio via Hendaia and Irun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 7m.

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The distance between Lourdes and Madrid is 425 km. The road distance is 565.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Madrid without a car is to train via Donostia / San Sebastián which takes 9h 23m and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 9h 23m to get from Lourdes to Madrid, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Tarbes station.

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Lourdes to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lourdes station.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Madrid is to train via Donostia / San Sebastián which takes 9h 23m and costs 60€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Lourdes to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 425.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 23m

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

You can take a train from Lourdes to Madrid via Hendaye, Hendaia, Amara-Donostia, Gernikako Arbola, Maria Cristina pte./zubia, and San Sebastian/Donostia in around 9h 23m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Tarbes to Madrid, Madrid once daily. Tickets cost 29€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 290€
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Train operators
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 Lourdes to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Lourdes to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Irun to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 65€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tarbes to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Tarbes to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net

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The quickest flight from San Sebastian Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Lourdes to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid, Madrid station.

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Lourdes to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Principe Pio station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Madrid is 566 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Lourdes to Madrid.

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Iberia offers flights from San Sebastian Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4157+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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