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There are 5 ways to get from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 15 bus, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Octroi to Port Lympia
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Madrid (MAD) NCE - MAD

48€ - 164€

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Train  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

129€ - 262€

Bus via Niza  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Niza to Madrid

104€ - 154€

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Madrid Est Sur 252

58€ - 84€

Drive  •  11h 58m

  1. Drive from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid 1258.8 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid is to line 15 bus and fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid. However, there are services departing from La Barmassa and arriving at Madrid via Promenade des Arts and Niza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Villefranche Sur Mer and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Nice Ville, Marseille St Charles and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 8m.

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The distance between Villefranche-sur-Mer and Madrid is 979 km. The road distance is 1258.8 km.

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The best way to get from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 13h 8m and costs 120€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid, including transfers.

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Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Niza station.

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Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid is to train which takes 13h 8m and costs 120€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus via Niza, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 22h 42m.

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  • Distance: 978.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Villefranche-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid via Nice Ville, Marseille St Charles, and Barcelona-Sants in around 13h 8m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Niza to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 20h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Thello
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Bus operators
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 Niza to Madrid
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid is 1259 km. It takes approximately 11h 58m to drive from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Madrid.

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Iberia, easyJet, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 2477+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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