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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Rome  •  5h 40m

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

€35 - €110

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5h 43m

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

€17 - €93

4 alternative options

Train to Florence, fly  •  6h 59m

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

€64 - €213

Train  •  22h 20m

  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

€300 - €539

Bus  •  28h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille N523
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Madrid N738

€97 - €123

Drive  •  18h 34m

  1. Drive from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station 1945.8 km

€240 - €360

Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station by train

The train journey time between Rome and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 35h 46m and covers a distance of around 3115 km. The fastest train normally takes 32h 54m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, Renfe SNCF and others, the Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Chamartin. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
35h 46m
Fastest train time:
32h 54m
Train distance:
3115 km
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
164 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:10
Last train departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station train schedules

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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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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
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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.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €17 - €95 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €35 - €110 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome 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 20m.

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The distance between Rome and Madrid Chamartín Station is 1361 km. The road distance is 1945.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 22h 20m and costs €300 - €550.

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

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Rome 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 Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 5h 40m and costs €35 - €110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €300 - €550 and takes 22h 20m, you could also bus, which costs €95 - €130 and takes 28h 22m.

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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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Rome 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 Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 1361.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

Air Europa, Iberia and seven other airlines fly from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Madrid Chamartín Station via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Atocha in around 22h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €450
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €85
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
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 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
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
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
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 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille to Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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