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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  2h 26m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAD - ORY

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Bus  •  17h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar / ...

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Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) MAD - CDG

Fly to Beauvais, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Beauvais (BVA) MAD - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais to Paris Nord

Train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

Bus via Madrid  •  17h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni

Drive  •  11h 38m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gare Montparnasse 1251.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is to bus which costs €30 - €75 and takes 17h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is to fly which costs €55 - €250 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 13m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Paris is 1041 km. The road distance is 1251.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris without a car is to train which takes 11h 13m and costs €140 - €250.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Madrid - Barajas Airport station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is to fly which takes 2h 26m and costs €55 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €140 - €250 and takes 11h 13m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €75 and takes 17h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris.
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  • Distance: 1041.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Paris, France?

Air Europa, Iberia and four other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris Bercy via Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Barcelona-Sants in around 11h 13m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €750
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 Beauvais to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
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 Madrid - Barajas Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Blablabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Paris
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Madrid to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
ALSA

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is 1252 km. It takes approximately 11h 38m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Europa, Transavia France and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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