There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 5 min

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

$55 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus PLM Autocares  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona

$23 - $28

7 alternative options

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona A / ...

$72 - $102

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 45 min

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

$64 - $92

Rideshare  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pampelune 252.9 miles

$28

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pamplona 252.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Pamplona  •  3 h 2 min

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

$84 - $445

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$86 - $297

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$60 - $240

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 $55 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, PLM Autocares operates a bus from Madrid to Pamplona every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $28 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 San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
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
$23 - $28
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
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Soria to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Hondarribia to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbo/Bilbao to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
La Union
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pampelune
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Madrid to Pamplona?

The distance between Madrid and Pamplona is 317 km. The road distance is 404 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Pamplona?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Pamplona?

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Pamplona is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 65€ - 370€.

Is there a direct train between Madrid and Pamplona?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Madrid and Pamplona?

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.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Pamplona?

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