There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Rome  •  5 h 49 min

  1. FCO - MAD

$69 - $320

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 45 min

  1. CIA - MAD

$43 - $267

6 alternative options

Train to Naples, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. NAP - MAD

$88 - $316

Train  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Fr
  2. Tgv
  3. Tgv / ...
  4. Ave

$276 - $423

Bus Eurolines IT  •  27 h 35 min

$133 - $182

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  36 h 41 min

  1. 047 / ...

$183 - $271

Bus  •  3 days 6 h

$180 - $260

Drive  •  18 h 41 min

  1. 1222.5 miles

$290 - $430

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

Iberia, Alitalia and 10 other airlines fly from Rome to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Naples to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Naples to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$120 - $200
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Perpignan to Madrid
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Roma to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
alsa.com
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Valencia
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 Rome and Madrid is 1364 km. The road distance is 1956 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Madrid is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Rome to Madrid is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Rome to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 days 6 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Rome to Madrid, including transfers.