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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Saint-Tropez by plane, car, train, bus or ferry

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Fly to Marseille, drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marseille (MRS) MAD - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Saint-Tropez

54€ - 213€

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Fly to Nice, train, line 7601 bus, ferry  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Nice (NCE) MAD - NCE
  2. Take the train from Cannes to St Raphael Valescure
  3. Take the line 7601 bus from Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL to Tour Carree - STE MAXIME
  4. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

74€ - 239€

Fly to Toulon/Hyeres, bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulon/Hyeres (TLN) MAD - TLN
  2. Take the bus from Aeroport - HYERES to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ

161€ - 332€

Train, ferry  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to St-Raphaël-Valescure Tgv
  4. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez

194€ - 289€

Bus  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nîmes
  2. Take the bus from Nîmes to Toulon 718
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière - TOULON to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ

58€ - 72€

Bus, train  •  21h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Marsella
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Toulon Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière - TOULON to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ

117€ - 171€

Drive  •  11h 29m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Saint-Tropez 1193.9 km

130€ - 190€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Tropez is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Saint-Tropez is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 19h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Saint-Tropez is to fly and drive which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Saint-Tropez. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ via Nîmes and Gare Routière - TOULON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 55m.

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The distance between Madrid and Saint-Tropez is 913 km. The road distance is 1193.9 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Saint-Tropez without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13h 43m and costs 190€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Madrid to Saint-Tropez, including transfers.

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Madrid to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Madrid to Saint-Tropez bus services, operated by ZOU! Var, arrive at Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Saint-Tropez is 1194 km. It takes approximately 11h 29m to drive from Madrid to Saint-Tropez.

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  • Distance: 913 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Saint-Tropez, France?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Saint-Tropez via Nîmes, Toulon, and Gare Routière - TOULON in around 19h 55m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 470€
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Madrid to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulon/Hyeres via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 160€
Flights from Madrid to Marseille via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulon/Hyeres via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Flights from Madrid to Toulon/Hyeres via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 240€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
23€ - 27€
1st Class
16€ - 19€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to St-Raphaël-Valescure
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
ZOU! Var
Phone
+33 809 40 00 13
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Gare Routière - ST RAPHAEL to Tour Carree - STE MAXIME
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
ZOU! Var
Bus from Aeroport - HYERES to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3€
Website
ZOU! Var
Bus from Gare Routière - TOULON to Gare Routière - ST TROPEZ
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
ZOU! Var
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nîmes to Toulon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nîmes to Toulon
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Marsella
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€
Website
Les Bateaux Verts

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Saint-Tropez. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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