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There are 5 ways to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Nantes, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from St Nazaire to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Madrid (MAD) NTE - MAD

43€ - 285€

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Fly from St-Nazaire  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from St-Nazaire (SNR) to Madrid (MAD) SNR - MAD

57€ - 210€

Train  •  16h 21m

  1. Take the train from St Nazaire to Nantes Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

254€ - 421€

Train, bus  •  17h 9m

  1. Take the train from St Nazaire to Nantes Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Madrid, Madrid N1158

56€ - 93€

Drive  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid 1099.5 km

120€ - 180€

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The cheapest way to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 17h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid. However, there are services departing from St Nazaire and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Nantes, Avignon Tgv and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 21m.

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The distance between Saint-Nazaire and Madrid is 772 km. The road distance is 1099.5 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 16h 21m and costs 250€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid, including transfers.

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Saint-Nazaire to Madrid train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Nazaire station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 49m and costs 55€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 430€ and takes 16h 21m.

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

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Saint-Nazaire to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 772.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

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

Air Corsica, Iberia and three other airlines fly from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid via Nantes, Avignon Tgv, and Barcelona-Sants in around 16h 21m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nantes to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 1600€
Flights from St-Nazaire to Madrid via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from St-Nazaire to Madrid via Toulouse, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from St-Nazaire to Madrid via Toulouse, Tunis
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from St-Nazaire to Madrid via Toulouse, Casablanca
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
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 St Nazaire to Nantes
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 St Nazaire to Nantes
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Nantes to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 200€
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Bus operators
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 Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Nazaire to Madrid is 1099 km. It takes approximately 10h 35m to drive from Saint-Nazaire to Madrid.

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Iberia, Volotea and Air France offer flights from Nantes Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3003+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Saint-Nazaire to St-Nazaire Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs 16€ - 20€.

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