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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$103 - $466

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$40 - $53

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Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bayonne
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$107 - $316

Fly to Logrono, bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Logrono (RJL) MAD - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Viana to Pamplona
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$106 - $208

Train, bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona A
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$71 - $100

Train Spanish Railways AVE, bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona R / ...
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$86 - $133

Train  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande A
  2. Take the train from Gare de Valladolid to Gare de Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$104 - $156

Night bus, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Logroño
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Pamplona 100 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$51 - $84

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 295.6 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to fly and bus which costs 85€ - 410€ and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Saint Jean De Pied De Port via Pamplona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at St Jean Pied de Port via Madrid-Chamartin, Gare de Valladolid, Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 24m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 355 km. The road distance is 472.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 13m and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by PLM Autocares, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus which takes 8h 20m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 11h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
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  • Distance: 222.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France?

You can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Pamplona in around 8h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Chamartín, Madrid-Chamartin, Gare de Valladolid, Hendaye, and Bayonne in around 11h 24m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Logrono
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
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 Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $24
Train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Valladolid to Gare de Hendaye
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $29
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-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 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 Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Logroño
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Viana to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Logroño to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
samar.es
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
La Estellesa
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Logroño to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
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laestellesa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Pamplona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Saint Jean De Pied De Port station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Jean Pied de Port station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 473 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Pamplona Airport.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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