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Overview: Bus from Rome to Madrid

distanceDistance845 miles (1363 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBaltour or Flixbus

Buses from Rome to Madrid cover the 845 miles (1363 km) long trip with our travel partners like Baltour or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Bus companies: Bus from Rome to Madrid with FlixBus

Travel on FlixBus buses between Rome and Madrid at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Rome and Madrid:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Rome to Madrid

    One of the cheapest ways to travel between Rome and Madrid is by bus. Although it is not possible to travel on any day of the week, there are specific days on which 1 or 2 trips are scheduled by bus Roma Madrid. Minimum duration? Thirty-eight hours.

    What buses go from Rome to Madrid?

    Flixbus and the Italian company MarinoBus run the regular bus service Rome Madrid. They use a fleet of solvent, modern and well-equipped vehicles with air conditioning, bathrooms, comfortable seats with standard amplitude and maximum professionalism in their drivers.

    How long is the bus from Rome to Madrid?

    Most of the frequencies of the Roma Madrid bus invest in making this journey 1 day and 14 hours. Logically, different stops and stops are made throughout the trip; Barcelona is one of the usual ones. The trip, mostly at night, allows travelers to rest while the journey is being made. The total distance between the two European capitals is 1363 kilometres.

    How many buses are there from Rome to Madrid?

    Passengers wishing to travel by bus Roma Madrid cannot leave any day of the week, because this itinerary is not offered daily. However, there are 1 or 2 frequencies some days, whose departures are always scheduled early at night, so that travelers can sleep during the journey.

    Where do the buses from Rome to Madrid depart from and arrive at?

    Rome Station Tiburtina: located between the Roman districts Tiburtina, Pietralata and Nomentano, it receives both trains and buses. It has its own 10,000 square metre shopping centre and was inaugurated at the end of the 19th century. It registers 51 million passengers annually and includes a bar, cafeteria, pharmacy, waiting rooms, restrooms and ATMs. Located less than 5 kilometres from the Roman Coliseum, it can be reached by subway line B and various city buses.

    Madrid Southern Bus Station : it is located in Méndez Álvaro street, 2.5 kilometres from El Retiro. It is well equipped with bathrooms, medical centre, suitcase holder, cafeterias, parking for almost 300 cars, commercial area and very good accessibility. Since it is connected to Metro and Renfe, mobility is assured. To go to the city, the Cercanías C5, C7 and C10, the buses 8, 102, 113, 148 and 152 and the line 6 of the subway are ideal.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Madrid from Rome

    Take the bus to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Madrid.

    Am I allowed to travel by bus from Rome, Italy to Madrid, Spain?

    Travel by bus between Rome, Italy and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Madrid from Rome restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Rome?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Health screen upon arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

    What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

    The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Rome to Madrid closer to your date of departure here

    Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Spain by bus?

    Return travel from Spain to Italy is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rome from Madrid?

    Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Madrid?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

    The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Rome from Madrid.

    What is the distance to Madrid from Rome by bus?

    The Rome to Madrid bus distance is approximately 845 miles (1363 km).

    Which bus station from Rome to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid bus station from Rome do I arrive in?

    When taking a bus from Rome, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Rome, Termini (G), Rome, Roma Ostiense and Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola. When you arrive in Madrid, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Roma Termini   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

    Where is the departure bus station in Rome located? Where is the arrival bus station in Madrid located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Roma Termini, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival bus station in Madrid, called Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from its city center.

    What bus companies go from Rome to Madrid?

    When taking a bus from Rome to Madrid, you can count on Baltour or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Madrid from Rome and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.