There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Aix En Provence Tgv Ave

90€ - 123€

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, line 210 bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Take the line 210 bus from Pierre Plantée Quai 03 to Gare Routière Quai 19

38€ - 181€

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Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence

85€ - 120€

Bus via Marseille  •  18h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marseille 252

51€ - 72€

Drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence 1078.6 km

130€ - 190€

Fly to Nice, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE
  2. Take the bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv

108€ - 232€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence is to bus via Marseille which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 18h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence is to fly and line 210 bus which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 6h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Aix En Provence. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 17h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and Aix-en-Provence is 831 km. The road distance is 1078.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence without a car is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence, including transfers.

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Madrid to Aix-en-Provence bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Madrid to Aix-en-Provence bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Aix En Provence station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence.
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  • Distance: 831.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 24m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Aix-en-Provence, France?

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Aix En Provence Tgv once daily. Tickets cost 85€ - 120€ and the journey takes 7h 52m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence once daily. Tickets cost 85€ - 120€ and the journey takes 17h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 460€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
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. 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 Madrid to Aix En Provence
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marseille
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Pays d'Aix Mobilité
Phone
04 42 93 85 85
Website
agglo-paysdaix.fr
Bus from Pierre Plantée Quai 03 to Gare Routière Quai 19
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
Pays d'Aix Mobilité
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Aix-en-Provence is 1079 km. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from Madrid to Aix-en-Provence.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Air France and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Aix-en-Provence bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 743+ hotels available in Aix-en-Provence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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