There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Nîmes by train, bus, 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  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Nîmes Ave

$120 - $170

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes

$55 - $211

6 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nimes

$55 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Nîmes 611.7 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Montpellier, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Montpellier (MPL) MAD - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes

$80 - $378

Fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes

$93 - $251

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes

$103 - $285

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Nîmes

$70 - $179

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Nîmes is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Nîmes is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Nîmes is 765 km. The road distance is 978.7 km.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Nîmes takes 6 h 57 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Nimes. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Nîmes. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Nîmes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 57 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Nîmes.
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  • Distance: 478.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Nîmes 4 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 6 h 57 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Nîmes twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 15 h 39 min. Autocares Grupo Samar also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $95
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$26 - $32
Train from Barcelona Sants to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators

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