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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris by plane, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Paris Orly  •  2h 33m

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

54€ - 211€

Cheapest option

Fly to Beauvais, train  •  4h 33m

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

49€ - 348€

7 alternative options

Fly to Paris CDG  •  2h 53m

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

49€ - 205€

Fly to Rouen, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rouen (URO) MAD - URO
  2. Take the train from Oissel to Paris St Lazare

141€ - 446€

Train via Avignon  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

222€ - 283€

Train  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun A / ...
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

177€ - 219€

Bus via Madrid  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793

62€ - 113€

Bus  •  17h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni

57€ - 110€

Drive  •  11h 53m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Porte Maillot 786.9 miles

140€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 17h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Paris Gallieni via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Paris is 1041 km. The road distance is 1259 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris without a car is to train via Avignon which takes 11h 58m and costs 220€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris train services, operated by Spanish Railways 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 33m and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train via Avignon, which costs 220€ - 290€ and takes 11h 58m, you could also bus via Madrid, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 17h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris.
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  • Distance: 650.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

Air Europa, Transavia France and four other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris via Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Avignon TGV in around 11h 58m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Lisbon, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 410€
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 410€
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Lisbon, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Madrid to Rouen via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 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 Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
20€ - 35€
Train from Oissel to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
1st Class
27€ - 45€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
110€ - 120€
1st Class
140€ - 210€
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
170€ - 250€
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Irun
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
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 Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
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 Madrid to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 90€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris is 1259 km. It takes approximately 11h 53m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Paris.

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

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