There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Pamplona by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona A

$50 - $65

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Bus PLM Autocares  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona

$21 - $26

6 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Soria
  2. Take the bus from Soria to Pamplona

$44 - $70

Rideshare  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pampelune 252.9 miles

$25

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pamplona 252.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Pamplona  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA

$84 - $445

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación

$59 - $230

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the bus from Hendaye to Pamplona

$94 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Pamplona is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Pamplona is to fly which costs 70€ - 400€ and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Pamplona is 317 km. The road distance is 404.3 km.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Pamplona. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Pamplona. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Pamplona Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Madrid to Pamplona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Madrid Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Pamplona.
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  • Distance: 198.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Pamplona, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Pamplona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, PLM Autocares operates a bus from Madrid to Pamplona every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Soria
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Soria to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
La Union
edsa
Phone
948 131 933
Email
edsa@edsa.es
Website
edsa.es
Bus from Hendaye to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
edsa.es
Book at
tellevodeexcursion.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pampelune
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.es

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