There are 6 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. Ave

$120 - $180

Cheapest option

Fly to Marseille, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. MAD - MRS

$36 - $179

4 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 39 min

$65 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. 611.7 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Montpellier, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. MAD - MPL

$65 - $359

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. MAD - TLS

$66 - $165

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Nîmes once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 6 h 57 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Nîmes twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 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 Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
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 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
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 Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Montpellier via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Montpellier to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Nîmes is 765 km. The road distance is 979 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Nîmes is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Nîmes is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 30€ - 160€.

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

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.

The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Nîmes takes 6 h 57 min including transfers and departs once daily.