The cheapest trains from Madrid to Albacete

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$23

Average

$51

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 Madrid to Albacete will cost around $ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

Cheapest
05:20PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h37 06:57PMAlbacete
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$231One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:57PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h44 07:41PMAlbacete
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$331One-way
04:02PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h17 06:19PMAlbacete
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$351One-way
02:32PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h43 05:15PMAlbacete
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$391One-way
06:32PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h34 09:06PMAlbacete
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$391One-way

Timetable Madrid to Albacete

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06:55AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h30 08:25AMAlbacete
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07:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h31 09:16AMAlbacete
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09:25AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h24 10:49AMAlbacete
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12:11PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h47 01:58PMAlbacete
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02:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h31 03:41PMAlbacete
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02:32PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h43 05:15PMAlbacete
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03:15PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h31 04:46PMAlbacete
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03:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h30 05:25PMAlbacete
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04:02PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h17 06:19PMAlbacete
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04:57PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h44 07:41PMAlbacete
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05:20PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h37 06:57PMAlbacete
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05:45PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h24 07:09PMAlbacete
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06:32PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias2h34 09:06PMAlbacete
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07:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h24 08:29PMAlbacete
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09:15PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h31 10:46PMAlbacete
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Thu
Sep 23
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Fri
Sep 24
$23Renfe
$24Alsa
Sat
Sep 25
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Sun
Sep 26
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Mon
Sep 27
$34Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Tue
Sep 28
$34Renfe
$24Alsa
Wed
Sep 29
$28Renfe
$24Alsa
Thu
Sep 30
$28Renfe
$24Alsa
Fri
Oct 1
$35Renfe
$24Alsa
Sat
Oct 2
$28Renfe
$24Alsa
Sun
Oct 3
$34Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Mon
Oct 4
$34Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Tue
Oct 5
$23Renfe
$24Alsa
Wed
Oct 6
$23Renfe
$24Alsa
Thu
Oct 7
$28Renfe AVE
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Fri
Oct 8
$35Renfe
$24Alsa
Sat
Oct 9
$23Renfe
$24Alsa
Sun
Oct 10
$28Renfe AVE
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Mon
Oct 11
$28Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Tue
Oct 12
$34Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Wed
Oct 13
$20Renfe
$24Alsa

The fastest trains from Madrid to Albacete

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

1 h 24 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

225 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Madrid for Albacete every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 225 km distance in an average of 1 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 44 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
09:25AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h24 10:49AMAlbacete
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$621One-way
Fastest
05:45PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h24 07:09PMAlbacete
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$621One-way
Fastest
07:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h24 08:29PMAlbacete
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$561One-way
2nd Fastest
06:55AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h30 08:25AMAlbacete
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$561One-way
2nd Fastest
03:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h30 05:25PMAlbacete
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$561One-way

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Train Information between Madrid and Albacete

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Albacete cover the 139 miles (224 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Albacete.

Train companies

AVE and Renfe Madrid – Albacete

For as little as $23 (€18) you can travel by train from Madrid to Albacete with AVE and Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Renfe
AVE

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 Madrid to Albacete 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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Madrid and Albacete due to the coronavirus:

    • 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.

    Train tickets from Madrid to Albacete: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 24 €
    2 weeks earlier 21 €14.%
    3 weeks earlier 21 €14.%
    1 month before 18 €33%
    2 months earlier 21 €14.%
    3 months earlier 18 €33%


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    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Madrid - Albacete 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 14% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Madrid - Albacete with 2 months in advance you save up to about 14% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 33%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Madrid to Albacete
    Travel by train to Albacete 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 Madrid to Albacete.
    FAQs
    How much does a cheap train to Albacete from Madrid cost?
    Train tickets from Madrid to Albacete for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket from Madrid to Albacete?
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Albacete train price to come in at an average of $34 (€27)  one way.
    How far is Albacete from Madrid by train?
    The Madrid to Albacete train distance is approximately 139 miles (224 km).
    How many hours is the train time to Albacete from Madrid?
    While the time it takes to travel 139 miles (224 km) to Albacete from Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Albacete train journey time is on average 1 h 30 min.
    What station does the train from Madrid to Albacete depart from? Which Albacete train station do I come into from Madrid?

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

    Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Albacete located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Albacete and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Albacete.

    What train companies offer a service to Albacete from Madrid?
    When taking a train from Madrid to Albacete, you can count on Renfe or Renfe AVE for the best way to get you to Albacete. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Albacete from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Can I book a direct train from Madrid to Albacete?
    Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Madrid to Albacete. You can look to travel with Renfe or Renfe AVE  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 journey.
    How many train services are there from Madrid to Albacete a day?
    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Albacete is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Madrid to Albacete? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train departing from Madrid to Albacete leaves at 4: 55 AM. The last train departing from Madrid to Albacete leaves at 4: 32 PM. You can find the latest Madrid to Albacete train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Madrid and Albacete for the best deals?
    You can find trains from Madrid to Albacete to cost on average $34 (€27) 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 Madrid to Albacete train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Albacete
    Madrid Chamartín
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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    Refreshments
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C