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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Loire Valley by plane, train, bus 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 Tours St Symphorien  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF) MAD - TUF

$93 - $387

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Bus Ouibus  •  15 h 28 min

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

$37 - $57

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Fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nantes (NTE) MAD - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$92 - $288

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Massy TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$100 - $309

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$93 - $301

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Poitiers (PIS) MAD - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$150 - $598

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bordeaux (BOD) MAD - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$118 - $401

Train  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Carcassonne Tgv
  3. Take the train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$258 - $337

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Tours

$70 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Loire Valley 647.5 miles

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Loire Valley is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 15 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Loire Valley is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Tours. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Tours via Barcelona Sants, Carcassonne, Bordeaux-St-Jean and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 59 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Loire Valley is 852 km. The road distance is 1035.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Loire Valley without a car is to train which takes 13 h 59 min and costs 220€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Madrid to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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Madrid to Loire Valley bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Loire Valley train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Loire Valley is to fly which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 80€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 300€ and takes 13 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Loire Valley.
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  • Distance: 532.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Loire Valley, France?

Ryanair flies from Madrid to Loire Valley 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Loire Valley via Barcelona Sants, Carcassonne, Bordeaux-St-Jean, St-Pierre-des-Corps, and Tours in around 13 h 59 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Poitiers via Paris Orly, La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Tours St Symphorien via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Madrid to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Massy TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Barcelona Sants to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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 Tours
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Madrid Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Madrid to Loire Valley bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, arrive at Tours station.

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Madrid to Loire Valley train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at St-Pierre-des-Corps station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Loire Valley is 1036 km. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Madrid to Loire Valley.

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Ryanair offers flights from Madrid Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport.

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There are 544+ hotels available in Loire Valley. Prices start at $66 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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