There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Pau 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 Spanish Railways AVE, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Pau 748

$62 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Hernani Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Hernani to Pau - Université Ouibus

$24 - $35

8 alternative options

Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian A
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Pau - Université Ouibus

$75 - $93

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Logroño
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to Pau

$48 - $93

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pau 382.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Pau - Université

$60 - $222

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Biarritz (BIQ) MAD - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Pau - Université

$67 - $343

Fly to San Sebastian, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bayonne
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Pau

$113 - $340

Fly to Pamplona, bus, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Bayonne
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Pau

$121 - $496

Fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 42 min

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

$56 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Pau is to bus which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Pau is to fly and bus which costs 55€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Pau is 423 km. The road distance is 612.4 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Madrid to Pau, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Pau. However, there are services departing from Madrid - Avénida de America and arriving at Pau - Université via Hernani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Pau via Hernani in around 8 h 31 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
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
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
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$15 - $24
Train from Bayonne to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $30
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zaragoza to Pau
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Pau - Université
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Madrid - Avénida de America to Hernani
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Pau - Université
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bayonne to Pau - Université
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Logroño
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Logroño to Pau
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Logroño
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
edsa
Phone
948 131 933
Email
edsa@edsa.es
Website
edsa.es
Bus from Pamplona to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
edsa.es
Book at
tellevodeexcursion.com

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