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Train Information between León and Madrid

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€39)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from León to Madrid cover the 179 miles (288 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 58 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $48 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from León and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Renfe and AVE trains from León to Madrid

For as little as $48 (€39) you can travel by train from León to Madrid with Renfe and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your León to Madrid trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Renfe train ticket from León to Madrid:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    How to get from León to Madrid by train?

    There are 10 León Madrid trains a day with Renfe. Choose your train among these 10 by filtering by departure time, arrival time, price, duration or the mixture of these in the Omio search engine. Book your cheap León Madrid AVE ticket with us and we will send it directly to your email or smartphone, in case you use the free Omio app for iPhone and Android when booking.

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    What train goes from León to Madrid?

    You can take a León Madrid AVE to get there faster, or opt for one of Renfe's Long or Medium Distance trains.

    How long does the AVE from León to Madrid take?

    The fastest León Madrid high speed train lasts 2 hours and 10 minutes, and the slowest train lasts 5 hours and 6 minutes. The rest of the trains have routes that vary between 2 hours and 17 minutes and 4 hours and 55 minutes.

    At what time does the first and last AVE train from León to Madrid of the day depart?

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    The first of the León Madrid trains leaves at 4.25 a.m. and arrives at its destination at 9.31 a.m. The first of the León Madrid trains leaves at 4.25 a.m. and arrives at its destination at 9.31 a.m. The timetables of the León Madrid AVE continue during the day until 20.31 in the afternoon, when the last train that arrives in Madrid at 22.53 leaves.

    How much does the AVE train ticket cost from León to Madrid?

    Buying 3 months in advance, Renfe León Madrid trains can cost only 15€. With the same advance notice, the León Madrid AVE costs 17€, and if purchased closer to the departure date, 33.05€.

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    Where do the León Madrid High Speed Train (AVE) leave and arrive from?

    The León Madrid high speed train arrives at León station, which is the railway station that operates in the city to all available destinations. It is located on Avenida Ordoño II, very close to the old station, which it provisionally replaces. There are urban bus stops in the vicinity of León station, which operate from early in the morning until approximately 22 hours.

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    Trains from León arrive at the Madrid-Chamartín railway station, located in the district of the same name, in the northern part of the capital. A perfectly communicated station, since there is a metro station under the same railway station also called Chamartín, which operates daily day and night, including weekends and holidays. In addition, there are numerous city bus stops in the vicinity of the Madrid-Chamartín railway station, so that users can have easy and wide access to the station.
    • More information about >how to get to León station.
    • More information on how to get to Madrid-Chamartín station.

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    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains to Madrid from León?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap León to Madrid trains for as little as $48 (€39)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train from León to Madrid on average?
    The León to Madrid train ticket price is on average $48 (€39)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    How many miles is it from León to Madrid by train?
    You should expect to travel around 179 miles (288 km)  between León and Madrid by train.
    How long is a train from León to Madrid on average?
    On average the León to Madrid train time is 4 h 58 min  covering the 179 miles (288 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the train from León to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from León?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from León   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    Where do I find the León train station to Madrid? Where is the Madrid train station?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called León, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of León.

    The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Madrid.

    What train providers offer a service from León to Madrid?
    For the route from León to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe or Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Madrid from León on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When is the earliest train from León to Madrid? When is the last train from León to Madrid?
    The earliest train departing from León to Madrid leaves at 7: 48 AM. The last train departing from León to Madrid leaves at 6: 47 PM. You can find the latest León to Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book the León to Madrid train for the best deals on tickets?
    You can find trains between León and Madrid to cost on average $48 (€39) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the León to Madrid train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    León
    Madrid
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