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There are 7 ways to get from Venice 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 Venice  •  5h 38m

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

$84 - $296

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 47m

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

$60 - $273

5 alternative options

Train  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$260 - $411

Bus Atlassib  •  31h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Padova to Madrid

Train, bus  •  33h 27m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Vescovo Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Madrid

$76 - $135

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Venecia to Madrid

$130 - $210

Drive  •  17h 17m

  1. Drive from Venice to Madrid 1144.5 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Madrid is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Madrid is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venecia and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice 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 Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 41m.

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The distance between Venice and Madrid is 1417 km. The road distance is 1831.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18h 41m and costs 220€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m 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 38m and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 360€ and takes 18h 41m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 31h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 885.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 38m

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

Iberia, Air Europa and 11 other airlines fly from Venice to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Madrid via Milano Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 18h 41m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
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 C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Vescovo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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
Union Ivkoni
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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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 Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Madrid is 1831 km. It takes approximately 17h 17m to drive from Venice to Madrid.

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

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Book your Venice to Madrid bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 3870+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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