There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Spain 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 Rome to Valencia  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Valencia (VLC) FCO - VLC

$68 - $261

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Valencia  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Valencia (VLC) CIA - VLC

$42 - $308

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Fly Rome to Barcelona  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Barcelona (BCN) FCO - BCN

$43 - $225

Fly Rome to Madrid  •  5 h 40 min

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

$70 - $322

Fly Rome to Malaga  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Malaga (AGP) FCO - AGP

$54 - $280

Fly Rome Ciampino to Madrid  •  5 h 37 min

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

$44 - $269

Train  •  19 h 36 min

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

$281 - $434

Bus  •  27 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Montpellier
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Madrid 748

$127 - $188

Drive  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Madrid 1222.5 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Spain is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Spain is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Spain. However, there are services departing from Rome Stazione Tiburtina and arriving at Benavente via Montpellier, Mendez Alvaro - Av. Planetario and Metro Palos de la Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 49 min.

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The distance between Rome and Spain is 1400 km. The road distance is 1956 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Spain without a car is to train which takes 19 h 36 min and costs 230€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Rome to Spain, including transfers.

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Rome to Spain bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Stazione Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 370€ and takes 19 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 27 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Rome to Spain bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Spain.
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  • Distance: 874.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Spain?

Alitalia, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines fly from Rome to Valencia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Madrid via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 19 h 36 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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 Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
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 Bratislava
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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 Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
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
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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