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There are 6 ways to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Florence

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Madrid (MAD)

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Train to Bologna, fly

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Madrid (MAD)

Bus to Pisa, fly

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Madrid (MAD)

Train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
  4. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
  5. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence Bus Station to Genoa Piazza della Vittoria Bus Stop
  2. Take the bus from Genoa Train station to Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by train

The train journey time between Florence and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is around 26h 42m and covers a distance of around 1970 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 37m. The fastest train normally takes 26h 35m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
15h 5m
Layover time:
11h 37m
Total time:
26h 42m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
26h 35m
Train distance:
1970 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€233
Carbon emissions:
103 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:10
Last train departs at:
12:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to train and fly which costs €25 - €150 and takes 6h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €170 and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence station to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Florence Bus Station and arriving at Estación De Atocha via Cadorna/Piazza Della Vittoria, Genoa Train station and Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Torino Porta Susa, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and Nimes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 56m.

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The distance between Florence and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1286 km. The road distance is 1673.2 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to train which takes 17h 56m and costs €200 - €370.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Busitalia Simet S.p.A., depart from Florence Bus Station.

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Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which takes 5h 36m and costs €50 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €200 - €370 and takes 17h 56m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 29h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 1286.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines fly from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, and Nimes in around 17h 56m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Pisa to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €220
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Pisa to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €370
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €120
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €110
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€14 - €110
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Pisa to Madrid via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Genoa Train station to Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni - Unibus, arrive at Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur station.

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Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1673 km. It takes approximately 16h 4m to drive from Florence to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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Iberia, Alitalia, TAP Portugal and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €1 - €7.

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