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There are 6 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  •  27 h 53 min

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

$474 - $1,607

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Fly to Tucuman, bus  •  25 h 56 min

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

$916 - $2,832

Fly to Mendoza, bus  •  27 h 31 min

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

$524 - $1,335

Fly to Catamarca, bus  •  25 h 14 min

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

$764 - $2,242

Fly to Cordoba, bus  •  28 h 24 min

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

$575 - $1,361

Fly to San Juan, bus  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Juan (UAQ) MAD - UAQ
  2. Take the bus from San Juan to La Rioja

$618 - $2,054

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to La Rioja is to fly and bus which costs 450€ - 1200€ and takes 27 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to La Rioja is to fly and bus which costs 650€ - 2000€ and takes 25 h 14 min.

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The distance between Madrid and La Rioja is 10127 km.

It takes approximately 27 h 53 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 31 h 25 min and has two stopovers.

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La Rioja is 4 h behind Madrid. It is currently 1:59 PM in Madrid and 9:59 AM in La Rioja.

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in La Rioja. Prices start at $30 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: 27 h 53 min

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

Iberia, Aerolíneas Argentinas and five 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 Montevideo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
28 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Iguazu, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
26 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to La Rioja via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
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 Mendoza via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Asuncion, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Montevideo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
27 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Madrid to Catamarca via Iguazu, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,300
Flights from Madrid to San Juan via Montevideo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,900
Flights from Madrid to San Juan via Iguazu, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to San Juan via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to San Juan via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,900
Flights from Madrid to San Juan via Sao Paulo, Montevideo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to San Juan via Casablanca, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Santiago
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Lima
Ave. Duration
19 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
21 h 12 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to Tucuman via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,200
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Lima
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Santiago
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
20 h 22 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,100
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Madrid to Cordoba via Panama City
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,500
Bus operators
Autotransportes San Juan S.A
Phone
+54 264 4311000
Email
atencionalcliente@atsj.com.ar
Website
atsj.com.ar
Bus from Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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
$19 - $28
Schedules at
atsj.com.ar
Book at
atsj.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
atsj.com.ar
Book at
atsj.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Bus from San Juan to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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 San Miguel de Tucuman to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Executive
$14 - $20
Suite
$20 - $23
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Executive
$7 - $10
Suite
$11 - $13
Bus from San Juan to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Executive
$17 - $24
Suite
$24 - $28
Transporte Aconquija
Phone
+54 (0381) 4227620
Website
transporteaconquija.com.ar
Bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
transporteaconquija.com.ar
Bus from Catamarca to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transporteaconquija.com.ar
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$12 - $18
Bed
$14 - $21
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 - $8
Bed
$5 - $9
Bus from San Juan to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$16 - $23
Bed
$18 - $27
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Tucumán to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$10 - $12
Semi Cama
$11 - $15
Cama
$15 - $17
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 - $8
Semi Cama
$4 - $6
Cama
$7 - $9
Bus from San Juan to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$12 - $14
Semi Cama
$14 - $19
Cama
$18 - $21
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
$10 - $28
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$11 - $17
Suite
$23 - $28
Bed
$10 - $15
Bus from San Juan to La Rioja
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Suite
$35 - $45
Bed
$26 - $40

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