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There are 11 ways to get from Lourdes to Madrid by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Bus, train via Oloron Ste Marie  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oloron-Sainte-Marie to Zaragoza 748
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$82 - $123

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Madrid 748

$37 - $62

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Train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne Ic
  2. Take the train from Gare de Hendaye to Gare de Valladolid
  3. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$115 - $172

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Madrid

$56 - $89

Bus ALSA, train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Zaragoza
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$95 - $146

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Madrid 351.5 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  6 h 48 min

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

$51 - $137

Train to San Sebastian, fly  •  6 h 41 min

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

$117 - $341

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

$89 - $267

Train, bus to Pamplona, fly  •  8 h 25 min

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

$138 - $527

Train to Bordeaux, fly  •  7 h 52 min

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

$88 - $376

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Madrid is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lourdes to Madrid is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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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 via Tarbes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

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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 Sol via Bayonne, Gare de Hendaye, Valladolid Campo Grande and Madrid Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Lourdes and Madrid is 425 km. The road distance is 562.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min 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 which takes 10 h 5 min and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Lourdes to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 265.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Lourdes to Madrid via Bayonne, Gare de Hendaye, Valladolid Campo Grande, Madrid-Chamartin, and Madrid Chamartín in around 10 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lourdes to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Lourdes to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Gare de Hendaye to Gare de Valladolid
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oloron-Sainte-Marie to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Tarbes to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 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 Tarbes to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Tarbes to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Lourdes to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Madrid is 562 km. It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to drive from Lourdes to Madrid.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3751+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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