Cheap train tickets from León to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

$46

Average

$54

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from León to Madrid will cost around $ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.

Cheapest
03:42PMLeón4h59 08:41PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$461One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:15AMLeón1h53 09:08AMMadrid Chamartín
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$491One-way
12:39PMLeón2h21 03:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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$561One-way
09:48AMLeón2h14 12:02PMMadrid Chamartín
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$561One-way
08:47PMLeón2h13 11:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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$561One-way

Train schedule from León to Madrid

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07:15AMLeón1h53 09:08AMMadrid Chamartín
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09:48AMLeón2h14 12:02PMMadrid Chamartín
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12:39PMLeón2h21 03:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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03:42PMLeón4h59 08:41PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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05:35PMLeón2h02 07:37PMMadrid Chamartín
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08:47PMLeón2h13 11:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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Fri
Jan 28
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Sat
Jan 29
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Sun
Jan 30
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Mon
Jan 31
$41Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Tue
Feb 1
$37Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Wed
Feb 2
$31Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Thu
Feb 3
$25Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Fri
Feb 4
$25Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Sat
Feb 5
$22Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Sun
Feb 6
$28Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Mon
Feb 7
$31Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Tue
Feb 8
$19Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Wed
Feb 9
$25Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Thu
Feb 10
$31Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Fri
Feb 11
$21Renfe AVE
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Sat
Feb 12
$31Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Sun
Feb 13
$28Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Mon
Feb 14
$31Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Tue
Feb 15
$19Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Wed
Feb 16
$19Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa

Fastest train times from León to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

288 km

Of the 6 trains that leave León for Madrid every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 288 km distance in an average of 2 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 53 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:15AMLeón1h53 09:08AMMadrid Chamartín
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$491One-way
2nd Fastest
05:35PMLeón2h02 07:37PMMadrid Chamartín
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$621One-way
08:47PMLeón2h13 11:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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$561One-way
09:48AMLeón2h14 12:02PMMadrid Chamartín
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$561One-way
12:39PMLeón2h21 03:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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$561One-way

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Overview: Train from León to Madrid

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€35)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from León to Madrid cover the 179 miles (288 km) long route taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $42 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from León and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE trains between León and Madrid

Find the best trains between León and Madrid with Omio's travel partners Renfe and AVE from $31 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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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.

    Renfe has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Renfe tickets between León and Madrid and when traveling by train:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from León to Madrid

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    FAQs

    How much do cheap train tickets from León to Madrid cost?

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Madrid from León for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€26)  one way.

    What is the price of a train ticket between León and Madrid?

    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the León to Madrid train price to come in at an average of $42 (€35)  one way.

    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.

    What is the León to Madrid train travel time?

    On average the León to Madrid train travel time is 2 h 2 min  for the 179 miles (288 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    When traveling by train from León to Madrid, which train station in León do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from León   and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from León, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center.

    Which train companies can take me from León to Madrid?

    Take the León to Madrid train with Renfe or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from León to Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any nonstop train services from León to Madrid?

    Yes, you can look for direct trains from León to Madrid with Renfe MD, Renfe AVE or Renfe Alvia  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

    What are the first and last departure train times from León to Madrid?

    You can take the earliest train from León to Madrid at 6: 15 AM   or take the last train from León to Madrid leaving at 7: 47 PM. Look for the latest León to Madrid train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

    How early should I purchase train tickets between León and Madrid to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Madrid from León within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $42 (€35) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from León to Madrid a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    León
    Madrid
    The major railway station for departures from León is León. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at León for your journey between León and Madrid.