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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Hendaye by plane, 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.

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Fly to San Sebastian  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS

$78 - $284

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to San Sebastián Ouibus

$21 - $32

6 alternative options

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Hondarribia

$92 - $457

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc

$56 - $219

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Irun

$36 - $53

Train, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona R / ...
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Hondarribia

$76 - $112

Train  •  8 h 4 min

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

$68 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Hendaye 298.8 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Hendaye is to bus which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Hendaye is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Hendaye. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Sabin Arana - Ama Guadalupekoa Ikastetxea via Irún - Hondarribia Kalea, 9 - Pinudi Parkea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Hendaye is 365 km. The road distance is 478.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Hendaye without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Madrid to Hendaye, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Hendaye is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 65€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 26 min, you could also train, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 8 h 4 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 Hendaye bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Irun station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Hendaye.
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  • Distance: 228.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Madrid to Hendaye 5 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Hendaye 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 40 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
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 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
Bus operators
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Hondarribia
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Bilbao to Hendaya - Bulevar General Leclerc
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
pesa.net
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Hendaye is 478 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Madrid to Hendaye.

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

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There are 1947+ hotels available in Hendaye. 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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