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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  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Irun

$52 - $78

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian A / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire

$158 - $204

Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun A / ...

$84 - $113

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bayonne 314.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$93 - $308

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

$63 - $230

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  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

$106 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to fly and bus which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Bayonne. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Bayonne Hôpital via Irun and Bayonne Mairie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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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 bus which takes 7 h 29 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Madrid to Bayonne, including transfers.

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Madrid to Bayonne bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Bayonne is to bus which takes 7 h 29 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Bayonne.
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  • Distance: 242 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Bayonne 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Bayonne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 6 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
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 Madrid to Irun
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Bayona
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Irun
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Bayonne is 504 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Madrid to Bayonne.

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

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There are 1394+ hotels available in Bayonne. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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