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There are 9 ways to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Rome  •  5h 40m

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

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5h 41m

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

7 alternative options

Train to Florence, fly  •  6h 58m

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

Train to Naples, fly  •  6h 56m

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

Train, bus  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. Fr
  2. Take the bus from Oulx to Lyon Perrache 480
  3. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

Train  •  22h 30m

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

Bus via Lyon  •  34h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lyon Perrache N521
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Madrid N748

Bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Madrid

Drive  •  18h 34m

  1. Drive from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station 1946 km

Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station by train and bus

The journey time between Roma Termini and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 2279 km. This includes an average layover time of around 32h 36m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, FlixBus, Renfe SNCF and others, the Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Chamartin. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
17h 34m
Layover time:
32h 36m
Total time:
2 days 2h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 2h
Journey distance:
2279 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
136 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:25
Last service departs at:
07:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station train and bus schedules

Italy → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Italy.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Chamartín Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Spain.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €18 - €95 and takes 5h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs €35 - €130.

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No, there is no direct train from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Chamartin via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 30m.

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The distance between Roma Termini and Madrid Chamartín Station is 1361 km. The road distance is 1946 km.

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The best way to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 19h 47m and costs €190 - €390.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs €35 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €300 - €550 and takes 22h 30m, you could also bus via Lyon, which costs €100 - €140 and takes 34h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Map of how to get from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 1361.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Roma Termini, Italy and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

Air Europa, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Atocha in around 22h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €130
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €160
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Naples to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €130
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €160
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €110
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Flights from Naples to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Roma Termini to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €75
Base Standard
€90 - €130
Base Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
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 Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
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 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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Perrache to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Bus operators
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oulx to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Roma to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€280 - €390
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station is 1946 km. It takes approximately 18h 34m to drive from Roma Termini to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Alitalia, Air Europa, Brussels Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Madrid Airport.

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