There are 11 ways to get from Madrid to Ancona by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Ancona  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Ancona (AOI) MAD - AOI

$73 - $327

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Fly to Bologna, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bologna (BLQ) MAD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona

$64 - $278

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Fly to Venice, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE) MAD - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ancona

$123 - $359

Fly to Rome, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rome (FCO) MAD - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona

$98 - $365

Fly to Florence, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Florence (FLR) MAD - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona

$100 - $385

Fly to Rome Ciampino, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MAD - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona

$73 - $313

Train  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  6. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Rv / ...

$264 - $374

Bus, Thello  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice
  2. Take the Thello from Nice Ville to Savona
  3. Take the bus from Savona to Ancona 504

$145 - $219

Bus, bus and ferry  •  35 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Padova to Ancona

$65 - $95

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Florence
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Ancona (Fi) Prato - Bologna / ...

$149 - $240

Drive  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Ancona 1213.6 miles

$290 - $430

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Ancona via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Ancona via Barcelona Sants Station, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 41 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Ancona is 1462 km. The road distance is 1941.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ancona without a car is to train which takes 20 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Madrid to Ancona, including transfers.

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Madrid to Ancona bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Ancona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ancona is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Madrid Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Madrid to Ancona bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Ancona station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Ancona.
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  • Distance: 913.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Ancona, Italy?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Madrid to Ancona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Ancona via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Gare de Valence TGV, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Bologna C.Le in around 20 h 41 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Ancona via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
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 C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Savona to Ancona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Padova to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Florence
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
alsa.com

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Madrid to Ancona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ancona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Ancona is 1942 km. It takes approximately 18 h 19 min to drive from Madrid to Ancona.

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Ryanair, Volotea, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Ancona Airport.

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There are 571+ hotels available in Ancona. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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