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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Bayonne by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Basauri  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bilbao Madrid - South Station > Madrid - Avénida de America > Madrid - Barajas Airport > Lerma > Bilbao > San Sebastián > Bordeaux City Centre > Tours > Orléans > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

44€ - 61€

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Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Madrid to Bayonne N1158

26€ - 35€

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8h 12m

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

85€ - 122€

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bayonne 505.6 km

60€ - 90€

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bayonne

63€ - 199€

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5h 38m

  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

88€ - 596€

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to S.Juan De Luz

58€ - 343€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 4h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid, Madrid and arriving at Bayonne. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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The distance between Madrid and Bayonne is 389 km. The road distance is 505.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Bayonne without a car is to bus via Basauri which takes 7h 10m and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Madrid to Bayonne, including transfers.

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Madrid to Bayonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid, Madrid 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 FlixBus, arrive at Bayonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Bayonne is 506 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Madrid to Bayonne.

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  • Distance: 388.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Bayonne via Bilbao in around 7h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 390€
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 320€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's 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 Renfe 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 18€
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 Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 28€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
23€ - 28€
1st Class
16€ - 20€
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 Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to S.Juan De Luz
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San sebastian to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
iberocoach.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 Madrid, Madrid to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
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

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Bayonne bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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