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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Florence, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Florence (FLR)
  2. Take the bus from Stazione Leopolda to Colle V.Elsa

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Fly to Pisa, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pisa (PSA)
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Empoli

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Fly to Bologna, train, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Colle V.Elsa

Fly to Venice, train, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE)
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Colle V.Elsa

Train, bus via Barcelona

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  5. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Colle V.Elsa

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Florence
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Florence

Bus via Genoa

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Genoa Train station
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Florence
  3. Take the bus from Stazione Leopolda to Colle V.Elsa

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Florence
  2. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Colle V.Elsa

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa is to bus which costs €80 - €110 and takes 26h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa is to fly and train which costs €50 - €310 and takes 7h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Colle V.Elsa via Nice Airport, Florence and Piazza Mazzini [3]. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid and Colle di Val d'Elsa is 1270 km. The road distance is 1717.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa without a car is to train and bus via Barcelona which takes 18h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa, including transfers.

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Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Florence station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa is 1718 km. It takes approximately 16h 38m to drive from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa.

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  • Distance: 1269.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Colle di Val d'Elsa via Nice Airport, Florence, Poggibonsi, and Piazza Mazzini [3] in around 26h 5m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Alghero
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €750
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €900
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €600
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 Pisa Centrale to Empoli
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€53 - €58
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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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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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 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 Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella
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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
Phone
+39 055 849 0505
Email
servizioclienti@at-bus.it
Website
at-bus.it
Bus from Stazione Leopolda to Colle V.Elsa
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
Bus from Firenze Autostazione to Colle V.Elsa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Autolinee Toscane - Linee Regionali
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille to Florence
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Genoa Train station
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Union Ivkoni
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Genoa Via Fanti D'Italia to Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €40
Website
Itabus
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€190 - €270
Website
ALSA

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