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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity coaches per day from Bordeaux to Madrid. Traveling by coach from Bordeaux to Madrid usually takes around 10 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 8 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance344 mi (554 km)
Shortest duration8h 15m
Cheapest price£28.98
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines3

How much is a coach ticket from Bordeaux to Madrid?

Typically £64.84 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to Madrid. Considering the long haul nature of the trip to Madrid and taking into account ease of coach travel tickets this price is a great deal It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £34 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bordeaux to Madrid in October, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £54 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Bordeaux to Madrid?

There are 3 coach lines from Bordeaux to Madrid available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 6 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus19h 8m£73.07
FlixBus610h 12m£70.48
Union Ivkoni112h 35m£55.54
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Bordeaux and Madrid, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Bordeaux to Madrid, and usually makes the trip in about 10 hours and 12 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable coaches offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Bordeaux to Madrid, and the trip usually takes 12 hours and 35 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Bordeaux to Madrid during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Bordeaux to Madrid?

The coach takes an average of 10 hours to cover the 344 miles from Bordeaux to Madrid. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Bordeaux?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Bordeaux to Madrid, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Madrid each day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Bordeaux to Madrid every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Bordeaux

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Known for its world-famous wine, Bordeaux has much to offer oenophiles and other travellers alike. Take, for example, the Musée du Vin et du Négoce, which combines history exhibits and wine tasting. If you're just going for the wine, you can pick from numerous wine tours to châteaux and vineyards surrounding the city.

Travellers can find most of the city's non-alcoholic attractions along the elegant riverfront overlooking the Garonne River. For example, check out the Place de la Bourse, a historic square designed by the royal architect Jacques Gabriel in the 18th-century. Between the Place de la Bourse and the bustling Place des Quinconces, find the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, which features regal neoclassical architecture. The city also boasts many incredible museums, the most notable of which is the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Getting to Bordeaux can often cost less than a bottle of wine, especially if you follow our itinerary of visiting ten french cities for cheap. FlixBus routes to Bordeaux include those from Paris, Toulouse, and Nice. TGV trains offer speedy rail service to other cities and towns in southern France.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Bordeaux?

Main departure station: 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

Bordeaux has two coach stations with service to Madrid.

All coach stations in Bordeaux:

  • 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

  • quai de Paludate

Where does the coach arrive in Madrid?

Main arrival station: Central Bus Station

Coaches arrive in Madrid at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Madrid:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Terminal 4

  • Barajas Airport

  • Central Bus Station

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