There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian A
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$77 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$26 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bordeaux

$50 - $138

Rideshare  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Bordeaux 429.8 miles

$35 - $70

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bordeaux 429.7 miles

$90 - $140

Fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bordeaux (BOD) MAD - BOD

$38 - $306

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Madrid to Bordeaux every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, Iberia, Volotea and Vueling Airlines fly from Madrid to Bordeaux 3 times a day.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Bordeaux is 554 km. The road distance is 687 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Bordeaux City Center. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Madrid to Bordeaux, including transfers.