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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to La Rioja by plane or bus

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Fly to La Rioja  •  28h 26m

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

$41108 - $131295

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Fly to Catamarca, bus  •  30h 46m

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

$41778 - $132675

Fly to Cordoba, bus  •  25h 14m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Cordoba (COR) MAD - COR
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to La Rioja

Fly to Mendoza, bus  •  28h 21m

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

$42648 - $133475

Fly to Tucuman, bus  •  27h 4m

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

$77088 - $192755

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International entry into Argentina from Spain

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Conditions of entry into Argentina from Spain

  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 3 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 3 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina

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Rules to follow in Argentina

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Argentina from Spain is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Rioja is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Rioja is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Rioja is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Yes, entry into Spain from Argentina is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Argentina.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to La Rioja is to fly which costs 370€ - 1300€ and takes 28h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to La Rioja is to fly and bus. Taking this option will cost 700€ - 1800€ and takes 27h 4m.

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The distance between Madrid and La Rioja is 10127 km.

It takes approximately 28h 26m 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 26h 45m and has two stopovers.

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La Rioja is 5h behind Madrid. It is currently 5:16 AM in Madrid and 12:16 AM in La Rioja.

LATAM Chile, Air China, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to La Rioja Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in La Rioja. Prices start at $8750 ARS per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to La Rioja.
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  • Distance: 10127.4 km
  • Duration: 28h 26m

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

Air Europa, Aerolíneas Argentinas and three other airlines fly from Madrid to La Rioja once daily.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Asuncion, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Catamarca
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50000 - $120000
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Catamarca
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$46000 - $160000
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Catamarca
Ave. Duration
26h 33m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45000 - $140000
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80000 - $250000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Asuncion, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$49000 - $120000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45000 - $160000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25h 3m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45000 - $140000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50000 - $180000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Sao Paulo, Asuncion, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$41000 - $130000
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$48000 - $120000
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65000 - $170000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65000 - $170000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Asuncion, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$49000 - $120000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Ezeiza, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$65000 - $170000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45000 - $140000
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75000 - $190000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h 59m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$43000 - $140000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$44000 - $150000
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40000 - $130000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45000 - $140000
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$48000 - $120000
Bus operators
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 0810 222-5202 // +54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Schedules at
flechabus.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$500 - $750
Suite
$1000 - $1400
Bed
$550 - $800
Bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$850 - $1300
Schedules at
flechabus.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$850 - $1300
Suite
$1400 - $1900
Bed
$1000 - $1500
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
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Schedules at
atsj.com.ar
Book at
atsj.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$440 - $650
Bed
$500 - $600
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$650 - $950
Bed
$950 - $1300
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
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$800 - $1100
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Semi Bed
$800 - $1100
Bed
$850 - $1200
Bus from Mendoza Airport to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1800 - $2500
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$1800 - $2500
Bed
$2000 - $2900
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$600 - $1100
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Semi bed
$600 - $900
Bed
$650 - $1100

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