There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to La Rioja by plane or bus

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 La Rioja  •  29 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to La Rioja (IRJ) MAD - IRJ

$474 - $1,607

3 alternative options

Fly to Catamarca, bus  •  23 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Catamarca (CTC) MAD - CTC
  2. Take the bus from Catamarca to La Rioja

$714 - $2,229

Fly to Tucuman, bus  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tucuman (TUC) MAD - TUC
  2. Take the bus from Tucumán to La Rioja

$917 - $2,831

Fly to Mendoza, bus  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Mendoza (MDZ) MAD - MDZ
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to La Rioja

$523 - $1,334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to La Rioja is to fly and bus which costs 440€ - 1200€ and takes 27 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to La Rioja is to fly and bus which costs 600€ - 1900€ and takes 23 h 51 min.

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The distance between Madrid and La Rioja is 10127 km.

It takes approximately 29 h 8 min to get from Madrid to La Rioja, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madrid Airport to La Rioja Airport. The quickest flight takes 27 h 10 min and has two stopovers.

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La Rioja is 4 h behind Madrid. It is currently 3:58 AM in Madrid and 10:58 PM in La Rioja.

Air China, Air Europa, Iberia and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Madrid Airport to La Rioja Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in La Rioja. Prices start at $32 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 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to La Rioja.
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  • Distance: 6329.6 miles
  • Duration: 29 h 8 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and La Rioja, Argentina?

Air Europa, Aerolíneas Argentinas and four other airlines fly from Madrid to La Rioja 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Asuncion, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
27 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Montevideo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
29 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Asuncion, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Montevideo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Asuncion, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
18 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Santiago
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Bus operators
Autotransportes San Juan S.A
Phone
+54 264 4311000
Email
atencionalcliente@atsj.com.ar
Website
atsj.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
atsj.com.ar
Book at
atsj.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Bus from Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
atsj.com.ar
Book at
atsj.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
atsj.com.ar
Book at
atsj.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Executive
$6 - $10
Suite
$11 - $13
Bus from San Miguel de Tucuman to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Executive
$13 - $19
Suite
$19 - $22
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$6 - $7
Semi Cama
$4 - $6
Cama
$7 - $9
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$4 - $7
Executive
$5 - $7
Suite
$6 - $8
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$5 - $7
Bed
$5 - $9
Bus from Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$12 - $17
Bed
$13 - $20

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