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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Spain by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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 Barcelona  •  5 h 4 min

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

$43 - $224

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Valencia  •  4 h 52 min

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

$42 - $308

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Fly Rome to Valencia  •  5 h

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

$68 - $260

Fly Rome to Madrid  •  5 h 34 min

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

$70 - $321

Fly Rome to Malaga  •  5 h 37 min

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

$54 - $279

Fly Rome Ciampino to Madrid  •  5 h 36 min

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

$44 - $269

Train  •  19 h 18 min

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

$302 - $416

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Madrid Auto Res

$168 - $249

Drive  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Madrid 1222.5 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Spain is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Spain is to fly which costs 35€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Spain. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Neptuno via Ferran el Catòlic, Valencia and Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h.

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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 18 min and costs 260€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Rome to Spain, including transfers.

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Rome to Spain bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 35€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 370€ and takes 19 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Rome to Spain bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, 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 4 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Rome to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 19 h 18 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
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
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Madrid via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Barcelona via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Rome to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rome to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Rome to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Rome to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $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.

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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 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry 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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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Spain is 1956 km. It takes approximately 18 h 41 min to drive from Rome to Spain.

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Alitalia, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Rome Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 333+ hotels available in Spain. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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