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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Biarritz by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz

$40 - $76

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Train via Zaragoza Delicias  •  7 h 45 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 / ...

$83 - $117

Train SNCF  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valladolid Campo Grande A
  2. Take the train from Gare de Valladolid to Gare de Hendaye Hendaye - Lisboa-Santa-Apolonia

$90 - $136

Train  •  9 h 34 min

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

$83 - $113

Bus PLM Autocares  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Biarritz

$43 - $58

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Biarritz 313.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$92 - $305

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Biarritz Estacion De Tren

$105 - $477

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 16 min

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

$51 - $209

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Biarritz is to bus which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Biarritz is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Biarritz. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Biarritz via San Sebastian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Biarritz is 384 km. The road distance is 501.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Biarritz without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Madrid to Biarritz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Biarritz is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs 30€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 45 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 Biarritz bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Biarritz station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Biarritz.
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  • Distance: 240.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Biarritz via San Sebastian in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Biarritz via Zaragoza Delicias, San Sebastian, and San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia in around 7 h 45 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 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
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.

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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 Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Valladolid to Gare de Hendaye
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Hendaye to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$13 - $21
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $15
1st Class
$18 - $27
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 San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Biarritz Estacion De Tren
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Biarritz is 501 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Madrid to Biarritz.

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

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Book your Madrid to Biarritz bus tickets online with ALSA and ALSA.

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There are 1714+ hotels available in Biarritz. Prices start at $67 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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