There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Paris 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAD - ORY

$63 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - South Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$49 - $71

5 alternative options

Fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAD - CDG

$59 - $245

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$274 - $321

Train  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pasajes Ir
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

$212 - $255

Bus ALSA  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni

$65 - $110

Drive  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Paris 793.9 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paris is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 19 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Paris is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Paris is 1053 km. The road distance is 1270.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Madrid to Paris, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Paris. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Paris is 1270 km. It takes approximately 12 h 3 min to drive from Madrid to Paris.

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  • Distance: 658 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

Air Europa, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Paris via Barcelona Sants in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators

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