How to travel from Bologna to Madrid

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from Bologna to Madrid

You can get from Bologna to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bologna to Madrid on Dec 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55AMBologna Airport4h30 01:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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08:55AMBologna Airport4h30 01:25PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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1801One-way
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08:55AMBologna Airport8h55 05:50PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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06:50AMBologna Airport2h35 09:25AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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12:05PMBologna Airport2h35 02:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information to Madrid from Bologna

distanceDistance813 miles (1312 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $205
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 25 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $205 (€184) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Air France

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 813 miles (1312 km) from Bologna to Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Air France among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Bologna to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Bologna to Madrid.
FAQs

Travel between Bologna, Italy and Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Italy enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Bologna?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Madrid from Bologna.

The current restriction level for returning to Bologna, Italy from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Bologna, Italy from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bologna from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Bologna, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bologna from Madrid here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Bologna and Madrid. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Madrid from Bologna is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a train is usually $141 (€127) less than taking a bus to Madrid, which costs on average $144 (€130) for the same trip.

A train is $202 (€181) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bologna to Madrid costing on average $205 (€184).

The quickest way to travel between Bologna and Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 37 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 25 h 39 min.

The distance is approximately 813 miles (1312 km) from Bologna to Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Madrid is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bologna and Madrid as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bologna to Madrid:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Bologna Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Bologna to Madrid for $144 (€130) on Omio.
  • Travel with Air France to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Bologna to Madrid tickets on Omio for $205 (€184).

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Air Nostrum or Ryanair.
  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers traveling from Bologna to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Bologna to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $144 (€130) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $205 (€184) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $3 (€3) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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