How to travel from Milan to Madrid

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from Milan to Madrid

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

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To get from Milan to Madrid on Dec 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:50PMMilan Linate Airport2h30 03:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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12:50PMMilan Linate Airport2h30 03:20PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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06:15PMMilan Malpensa Airport2h20 08:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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07:10PMMilan Malpensa Airport2h25 09:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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08:55AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport2h25 11:20AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information from Milan to Madrid

distanceDistance1188 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€3 - €311
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • €3 • 23 h 52 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €311 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Take a coach, ferry, flight or train to travel 1188 km between Milan and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Milan to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan 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 Milan to Madrid.

Travel from Milan, Italy to Madrid, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Madrid from Milan restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Madrid, Spain from Milan?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Milan to Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Milan, 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 Milan from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers 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 Milan from Madrid here.

There are 4 travel options from Milan to Madrid: coach, ferry, flight or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Milan to Madrid. Tickets for a train cost on average €3.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train is generally €206 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average €209 from Milan to Madrid.

A train is about €308 less than a flight, which costs on average €311 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Milan is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 22 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 23 h 52 min.

The distance between Milan and Madrid is around 1188 km.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Madrid is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Milan to Madrid as scheduled services by coach, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Madrid:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Milan to Madrid depart from Milano Centrale to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Milan to Madrid tickets on Omio for €209.
  • Ryanair can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Milan to Madrid for €311 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Milan and Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with Alsa.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair, Air Europa or Iberia.

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

Your journey from Milan to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Milan to Madrid trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is €209 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is €311 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average €3 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Milan 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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