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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun Alv / ...
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Facture Biganos Ter

€115 - €169

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Bus  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793
  2. Take the bus from Gare Saint Jean to Centre 601

€34 - €44

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Bus via Burgos  •  14h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Burgos
  2. Take the bus from Burgos to Bordeaux
  3. Take the bus from Gare Saint Jean to Centre 601

€82 - €109

Train, bus  •  15h 8m

  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 Gare Saint Jean to Centre 601

€72 - €115

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret 690.3 km

€75 - €110

Fly to Bordeaux, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bordeaux (BOD) MAD - BOD
  2. Take the bus from Mérignac Soleil to Centre

€44 - €165

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  9h 12m

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

€82 - €245

Fly to Toulouse, train, bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the bus from Gare Saint Jean to Centre

€74 - €230

Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret by bus and walk

The journey time between Madrid and Lège-Cap-Ferret is around 15h 43m and covers a distance of around 754 km. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 37m. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, FlixBus and TransGironde, the Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret service departs from Cibeles and arrives in Centre. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15h 43m
Fastest journey time:
15h 37m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€34
Carbon emissions:
93 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:18
Last service departs at:
20:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lège-Cap-Ferret is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lège-Cap-Ferret is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lège-Cap-Ferret is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret is to drive which costs €75 - €110 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret. However, there are services departing from Cibeles and arriving at Centre via Madrid Barajas Airport and Gare Saint Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 39m.

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The distance between Madrid and Lège-Cap-Ferret is 530 km. The road distance is 690.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret without a car is to train which takes 11h 30m and costs €110 - €170.

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It takes approximately 11h 30m to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret, including transfers.

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Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid Barajas Airport station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret is to train which takes 11h 30m and costs €110 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 12h 39m.

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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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Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret bus services, operated by TransGironde, arrive at Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret.
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  • Distance: 530.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 30m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Lège-Cap-Ferret, France?

You can take a train from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret via Chamartin, Madrid-Chamartin, Irun, Irun, Hendaia, Hendaye, and Facture Biganos in around 11h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret via Aeropuerto T4, Madrid Barajas Airport, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, and Gare Saint Jean in around 12h 39m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Pasajes
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Facture Biganos
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
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 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
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 Barajas Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TransGironde
Phone
0974 500 033
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Gare Saint Jean to Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€2
Website
TransGironde
Bus from Mérignac Soleil to Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
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
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
iberocoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret is 690 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Madrid to Lège-Cap-Ferret.

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Volotea, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Lège-Cap-Ferret. Prices start at €75 per night.

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