There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Madrid by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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 from Paris Orly  •  4 h 58 min

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

$52 - $243

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Madrid - Avénida de America Ouibus

$45 - $65

6 alternative options

Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 22 min

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

$59 - $245

Fly from Beauvais  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Madrid (MAD) BVA - MAD

$55 - $403

Train  •  9 h 24 min

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

$281 - $333

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$77 - $125

Rideshare  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Madrid 794.4 miles

$93

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Madrid 795 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Madrid is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 16 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Madrid is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 40€ - 210€.

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The distance between Paris and Madrid is 1053 km. The road distance is 1272 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Paris to Madrid, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Madrid - Avénida de America. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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

Air Europa, Iberia and four other airlines fly from Paris to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Madrid via Barcelona Sants in around 9 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Beauvais to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$93
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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