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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Carcans-Plage by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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

Fly, taxi  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bordeaux (BOD) MAD - BOD
  2. Take a taxi from Bordeaux to Carcans-Plage

161€ - 439€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Madrid to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793 / ...
  2. Take the bus from BORDEAUX - Gare St Jean to LACANAU - Le Huga 702

58€ - 69€

3 alternative options

Bus via Burgos  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Burgos
  2. Take the bus from Burgos to Bordeaux
  3. Take the bus from BORDEAUX - Gare St Jean to LACANAU - Le Huga 702

105€ - 137€

Train, bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Pasajes
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from BORDEAUX - Gare St Jean to LACANAU - Le Huga 702

95€ - 143€

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Carcans-Plage 720.5 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Carcans-Plage is to bus which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Carcans-Plage is to fly and taxi which costs 160€ - 440€ and takes 4h 44m.

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The distance between Madrid and Carcans-Plage is 558 km. The road distance is 720.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Carcans-Plage without a car is to bus which takes 11h 25m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Madrid to Carcans-Plage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Carcans-Plage is 721 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Madrid to Carcans-Plage.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Carcans-Plage. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Carcans-Plage.
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  • Distance: 558 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Carcans-Plage, France?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Carcans-Plage via Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, BORDEAUX - Gare St Jean, and LACANAU - Le Huga in around 11h 25m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Pasajes
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
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 Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TransGironde
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
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Burgos to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bordeaux to Carcans-Plage
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
110€ - 140€
Taxi Christophe
Phone
+33 6 15 79 91 85
Website
taxichristophe.fr
Taxi Bordeaux
Phone
+33 5 56 31 61 07
Website
taxis-bordeaux.fr

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