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Madrid to Paris bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.24
Shortest Duration15h 35m
Trips per day6
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the bus time from Madrid to Paris?

The fastest bus from Madrid to Paris takes 15 hours and 35 minutes. The average bus ride, however, takes 20 hours and 30 minutes on FlixBus, and 17 hours and 45 minutes on OuiBus.

Is there an overnight bus from Madrid to Paris?

If you’re interested in taking a bus overnight between Madrid and Paris, you’ll find several options that leave around 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., and arrive into Paris the next day around 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., respectively. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to travel a long distance, an overnight bus is a terrific option compared to a plane or train. For a fraction of the cost, you can fall asleep in your seat and wake up in a new city.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paris?

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Paris, with tickets starting as low as €16. Train tickets for the same route average about €36, and a typical one-way, nonstop flight costs around €55.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Madrid to Paris right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Madrid to Paris?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $52.15 was the low point for bus fares from Madrid to Paris. Buses from Paris to Madrid are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $52.15 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 18 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 654 miles (1053 kilometers) from Madrid to Paris. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Madrid to Paris for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Madrid?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Madrid to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Madrid to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Madrid to Paris?

There is one bus company that operates from Madrid to Paris. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus618h 31m$53.70

Where does the bus leave from in Madrid?

Buses to Paris leave from multiple locations in Madrid, Madrid. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Terminal 4

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Buses arrive in Paris at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Paris, :

  • 208 Quai de Bercy
  • Massy
  • 2 Avenue de la Porte de Charenton

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