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Cheapest price$29.11
Shortest Duration15h 35m
Trips per day16
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How much does a bus ticket from Paris to Madrid cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Paris to Madrid were $43.66.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Paris to Madrid is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $33.93 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Paris to Madrid?

The distance between Paris and Madrid is approximately 654.61 miles, or 1053.23 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 20 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Paris to Madrid?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Paris to Madrid by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Paris to Madrid?

On average there are 16 scheduled bus trips per day. Ouibus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Paris to Madrid, with an average of 15 trips per day and 242 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Paris to Madrid. Of the 16 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Madrid.

2 carriers offer Paris to Madrid bus trips

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Paris to Madrid from $29.11. There are 4 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Paris to Madrid and you can expect on average to pay $51.01 for a FlixBus ticket to Madrid. In Paris, FlixBus departs to Madrid from 208 Quai de Bercy and one other station. In Madrid, FlixBus arrives at Central Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Paris to Madrid takes 19 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Madrid in 15 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $54.91 for a weekend trip to Madrid.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
19h 24m
Avg. Price
$51.01

Ouibus

Book Ouibus from Paris to Madrid from $37.75. There are 15 trips per day offered by Ouibus from Paris to Madrid and you can expect on average to pay $65.65 for a Ouibus ticket to Madrid. In Paris, Ouibus departs to Madrid from Bercy, In Madrid, Ouibus arrives at Avenida de América, 9A and one other station.

An average trip on Ouibus from Paris to Madrid takes 20 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Ouibus trip will get you to Madrid in 15 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Ouibus offers 15 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $74.56 for a weekend trip to Madrid.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
20h 53m
Avg. Price
$65.65
There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Madrid will depart from these stations in Paris:
  • Bercy
  • 208 Quai de Bercy
  • Massy
Buses arrive in Madrid at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Madrid for trips arriving from Paris:
  • Central Bus Station
  • Avenida de América, 9A
  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Terminal 4