Directions from Madrid to Rome

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Recommended option

Fly to Rome  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rome (FCO) MAD - FCO

$69 - $320

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MAD - CIA

$43 - $268

7 alternative options

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Florence (FLR) MAD - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini

$105 - $380

Fly to Naples, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Naples (NAP) MAD - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

$88 - $320

Train  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$301 - $418

Bus ALSA  •  31 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Rome

$181 - $329

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  36 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia 047 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Rome Tiburtina

$178 - $270

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

$140 - $210

Drive  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rome 1219.7 miles

$290 - $430

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

Air Europa, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Rome via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 18 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
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
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
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 Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Naples via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Aix En Provence
Ave. Duration
17 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Rome
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Valencia to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Rome is 1364 km. The road distance is 1951 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Rome is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rome is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 55€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Rome. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Roma Termini via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 35 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Roma. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Madrid to Rome, including transfers.