There are 6 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.

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Fly from Venice  •  5 h 40 min

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

$84 - $296

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Train to Bologna, fly  •  7 h 45 min

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

$60 - $273

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Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Madrid (MAD) LIN - MAD

$96 - $342

Train  •  18 h 3 min

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

$261 - $389

Bus  •  32 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia People Mover to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$100 - $160

Drive  •  17 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Madrid 1144.5 miles

$270 - $400

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venezia People Mover and arriving at Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora. Services depart twice daily, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 32 h 30 min.

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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, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 3 min.

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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 18 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Venice to Madrid, including transfers.

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Venice to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Venezia People Mover 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 5 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 32 h 30 min.

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

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Venice to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 885.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

Iberia, Air Europa and 12 other airlines fly from Venice to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Madrid via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 18 h 3 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Venice to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Bologna to Madrid via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
2 h 35 min
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
2 h 39 min
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
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 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
1 h 55 min
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
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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 7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com

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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 17 h 17 min to drive from Venice to Madrid.

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Air Europa, Swiss, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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