There are 10 ways to get from Venice to Madrid by plane, train, shuttle, 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 Venice  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Madrid (MAD) VCE - MAD

65€ - 200€

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Madrid (MAD) BLQ - MAD

43€ - 241€

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Fly from Venice Treviso  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Madrid (MAD) TSF - MAD

101€ - 330€

Train to Florence, fly  •  7h 48m

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

81€ - 202€

Shuttle to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  8h 21m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Padova to Orio al Serio Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Madrid (MAD) BGY - MAD

59€ - 569€

Train  •  18h 23m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Grenoble Tgv
  3. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  4. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

188€ - 352€

Bus  •  31h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Stazione Padova 53E / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Madrid

Bus via Nice Airport (NCE)  •  35h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Nice Si
  2. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Madrid Est Sur 252

Bus #2  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Venecia to Madrid

210€ - 300€

Drive  •  17h 16m

  1. Drive from Venice to Madrid 1832.6 km

240€ - 360€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 250€ and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Madrid is to fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 5h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venecia and arriving at Madrid. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Torino Porta Susa, Grenoble, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and Nimes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 23m.

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The distance between Venice and Madrid is 1417 km. The road distance is 1832.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18h 23m and costs 180€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Venice to Madrid, including transfers.

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Venice to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Venecia station.

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Venice to Madrid train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 51m and costs 65€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 360€ and takes 18h 23m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 31h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1416.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

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

Iberia, Air Europa and 10 other airlines fly from Venice to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa, Grenoble, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, and Nimes in around 18h 23m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Catania
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Lamezia Terme, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Hahn, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 360€
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Florence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Madrid via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
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 Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nimes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Padova to Orio al Serio Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
35€ - 38€
Private
150€ - 280€
BusItalia Veneto
Phone
049.8206811
Email
clienti.padova@fsbusitaliaveneto.it
Website
fsbusitaliaveneto.it
Bus from Venezia Piazzale Roma to Padova Autostazione
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
fsbusitaliaveneto.it
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Madrid
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Venezia to Nice
Ave. Duration
12h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Venecia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210€ - 300€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Venice to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Venice to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Madrid is 1833 km. It takes approximately 17h 16m to drive from Venice to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3960+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 15 min and costs 11€.

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