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There are 7 ways to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus PLM Autocares  •  8h 23m

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

$28 - $37

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Train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Gare de Hendaye to Gare de Valladolid
  3. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$104 - $156

Bus ALSA  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Gare de Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Madrid

$58 - $96

Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid 299.7 miles

$60 - $95

Bus to Pamplona, fly  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Valcarlos to Pamplona
  2. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Madrid (MAD) PNA - MAD

$90 - $453

Train, train to San Sebastian, fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Hendaye
  3. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Madrid (MAD) EAS - MAD

$106 - $325

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Madrid (MAD) BIO - MAD

$78 - $251

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The cheapest way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 400€ and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port and arriving at Madrid via Bayona and San Sebastian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid. However, there are services departing from St Jean Pied de Port and arriving at Madrid Sol via Bayonne, Gare de Hendaye, Valladolid Campo Grande and Madrid Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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The distance between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Madrid is 367 km. The road distance is 479.6 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid, including transfers.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Gare de St-Jean-Pied-de-Port station.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Jean Pied de Port station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid is to bus which takes 8h 23m and costs 24€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 9h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 229.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 23m

What companies run services between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid via Pekotxeta, Pamplona, and Intercambiador De Avenida De América in around 8h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid via Bayonne, Gare de Hendaye, Valladolid Campo Grande, Madrid-Chamartin, and Madrid Chamartín in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 St Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Hendaye to Gare de Valladolid
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Bayonne to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $24
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bayonne to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $29
Bus operators
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Pekotxeta to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
Bus from Pamplona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
Bus from Valcarlos to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Bayona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bayona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Pamplona Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid is 480 km. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Madrid.

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Iberia offers flights from Pamplona Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3870+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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