There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Rome 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 to Rome  •  5 h 31 min

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

$69 - $320

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 32 min

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

$43 - $268

6 alternative options

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Florence (FLR) MAD - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini

$105 - $380

Train  •  18 h 44 min

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

$301 - $413

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
  3. Take the bus from Barcelona to Florence, Florence
  4. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome 533 / ...

$124 - $230

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia 047 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Rome Tiburtina

$178 - $270

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

$140 - $220

Drive  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Rome 1219.7 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Rome is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Rome is 1364 km. The road distance is 1951.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Madrid to Rome, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Roma. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Rome. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Roma Termini via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 44 min.

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

Air Europa, Alitalia and eight other airlines fly from Madrid to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Rome via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 18 h 44 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Valencia to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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