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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Bayonne by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv
  2. Take the bus from San sebastian to Bayonne

127€ - 155€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Bayonne Madrid - South Station > Madrid - Avénida de America > Lerma > Bilbao > San Sebastián > Bayonne > Bordeaux City Centre > Périgueux > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport > Geneva - Bus station / ...

17€ - 24€

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Bus via Burgos  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Burgos
  2. Take the bus from Burgos to Bayonne K783 / ...

39€ - 118€

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bayonne 314.7 miles

55€ - 85€

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the bus from Irun to Bayona

81€ - 264€

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from San sebastian to Bayonne

113€ - 270€

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Irun
  3. Take the bus from Irun to Bayona

92€ - 415€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to fly and bus which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 4h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Bayonne. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and Bayonne is 387 km. The road distance is 503.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Bayonne without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 56m and costs 120€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Madrid to Bayonne, including transfers.

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Madrid to Bayonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Madrid - Avénida de America station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid to Bayonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bayonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Bayonne is 504 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Madrid to Bayonne.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Bayonne.
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  • Distance: 242 miles
  • Duration: 6h 56m

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Madrid to Bayonne once daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 24€ and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Train operators
Renfe

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San sebastian to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Burgos to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 85€
Website
iberocoach.com
Ouibus

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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Ouibus
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 Burgos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Bayona
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
alsa.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Burgos to Bayonne, Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Irun
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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There are 2406+ hotels available in Bayonne. Prices start at 98€ per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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