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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Venice

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE)

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

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Fly to Venice Treviso

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice Treviso (TSF)

Fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Padova

Train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Venecia

Bus via Padova

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Stazione Padova to Venezia

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice

Madrid Atocha Station to Venice by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Venice is around 39h 13m and covers a distance of around 1917 km. This includes an average layover time of around 24h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 35h 42m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Madrid Atocha Station to Venice service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
15h 6m
Layover time:
24h 7m
Total time:
39h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
35h 42m
Journey distance:
1917 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€233
Carbon emissions:
101 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Venice walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice is to fly which costs €40 - €170 and takes 5h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice is to fly which takes 5h 55m and costs €40 - €170.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Venecia via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 19m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Venice is 1416 km. The road distance is 1820.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice without a car is to train which takes 18h 19m and costs €200 - €390.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Venice bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Venice train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice is to fly which takes 5h 55m and costs €40 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €200 - €390 and takes 18h 19m, you could also bus, which costs €150 - €220 and takes 32h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice.
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  • Distance: 1416.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Venice, Italy?

Iberia, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Torino Porta Susa in around 18h 19m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Venice Treviso via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €110
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Madrid to Milan Bergamo via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
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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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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Orio al Serio Airport to Padova
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€35 - €39
Private
€150 - €280
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 Madrid to Venecia
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
alsa.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Venice bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Venecia station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Venice is 1820 km. It takes approximately 17h 11m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Venice.

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Iberia, Brussels Airlines, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Venice Airport.

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