How to travel from Rome to Madrid

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from Rome to Madrid

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

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To get from Rome to Madrid on Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 09:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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06:30AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 09:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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07:00PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 09:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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02:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 05:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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08:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 11:00PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information to Madrid from Rome

distanceDistance845 miles (1363 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $152
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 27 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $152 (€147) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 845 miles (1363 km) to Madrid from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Madrid.

How to get from Rome to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Rome to Madrid, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Rome to Madrid, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Rome 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 Rome to Madrid.

International travel from Rome, Italy to Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid if traveling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Rome and Madrid.

Return travel to Rome, Italy from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Spain?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rome from Madrid.

There are 4 travel options from Rome to Madrid: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Rome is by taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A train is $149 (€144) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Rome to Madrid costing on average $152 (€147).

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 27 h 59 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Madrid is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rome 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 from Rome to Madrid:

  • Flights mostly leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Rome at Roma Termini and arrive in Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • Travel with Iberia to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Rome to Madrid tickets on Omio for $152 (€147).

Yes, there are direct services available from Rome to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair, ITA, Air Europa, Iberia or Wizz Air.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Rome to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, 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!

When planning your trip from Rome to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $152 (€147) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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