The cheapest trains from Madrid to León

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

$46

Average

$53

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 León will cost around $ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.

Cheapest
06:27PMMadrid Príncipe Pío4h40 11:07PMLeón
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$461One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:08AMMadrid Chamartín2h12 09:20AMLeón
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$481One-way
08:25PMMadrid Chamartín1h56 10:21PMLeón
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$531One-way
03:28PMMadrid Chamartín2h18 05:46PMLeón
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$541One-way
06:35PMMadrid Chamartín2h11 08:46PMLeón
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$541One-way

Timetable Madrid to León

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07:08AMMadrid Chamartín2h12 09:20AMLeón
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02:40PMMadrid Chamartín2h01 04:41PMLeón
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03:28PMMadrid Chamartín2h18 05:46PMLeón
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06:27PMMadrid Príncipe Pío4h40 11:07PMLeón
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06:35PMMadrid Chamartín2h11 08:46PMLeón
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08:25PMMadrid Chamartín1h56 10:21PMLeón
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Nov 29
$60Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Tue
Nov 30
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Wed
Dec 1
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Thu
Dec 2
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Fri
Dec 3
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Sat
Dec 4
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Sun
Dec 5
$46Renfe MD
$31Alsa
Mon
Dec 6
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Tue
Dec 7
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Wed
Dec 8
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Thu
Dec 9
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Fri
Dec 10
$42Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Sat
Dec 11
$36Renfe Alvia
$31Alsa
Sun
Dec 12
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Mon
Dec 13
$42Renfe
$31Alsa
Tue
Dec 14
$33Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Wed
Dec 15
$40Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Thu
Dec 16
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Fri
Dec 17
$46Renfe
$31Alsa
Sat
Dec 18
$40Renfe AVE
$31Alsa
Sun
Dec 19
$46Renfe
$31Alsa

The fastest trains from Madrid to León

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 56 m

Average

2 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

288 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Madrid for León 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 33 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 40 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
08:25PMMadrid Chamartín1h56 10:21PMLeón
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$531One-way
2nd Fastest
02:40PMMadrid Chamartín2h01 04:41PMLeón
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$601One-way
06:35PMMadrid Chamartín2h11 08:46PMLeón
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$541One-way
07:08AMMadrid Chamartín2h12 09:20AMLeón
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$481One-way
03:28PMMadrid Chamartín2h18 05:46PMLeón
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$541One-way

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Train Information to León from Madrid

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to León cover the 179 miles (288 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $48 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in León.

Train providers

Renfe and AVE between Madrid and León

For as little as $46 (€39) you can travel by train from Madrid to León with Renfe and AVE. 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 León 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 the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Madrid to León:

    • 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 from Madrid to Leon

    Every day there are several connections from Madrid to Leon. The average journey time is 2 hours 20 minutes for connections without change and about 4 hours for connections with change.

    Which train companies run from Madrid to Leon?

    All connections of the train from Madrid to Leon are offered by the Spanish national train operator Renfe. It uses the trains of the high-speed network AVE as well as the trains AV City and Alvia.

    How long does the train journey from Madrid to Leon take?

    The average journey time of the train from Madrid to Leon is 2 hours 18 minutes. The fastest connection takes about 2.5 hours. and does not require a change of trains.

    How often can you take the train from Madrid to Leon?

    There are 9 direct connections a day from Madrid to Leon during the week. The first train leaves at 7 and the last at 20.25. In addition to these direct connections, there are numerous other possible train connections which, however, require a change of trains and longer waiting times. Travelers expect a travel time of 4 hours or longer.

    Stations on the line Madrid - Leon?

    At which station does the train leave Madrid? The train leaves Madrid from Chamartín station. This is one of the city's two most important train stations for local and long-distance traffic.

    At which station does the train arrive in Leon? The train arrives at the main station, Estación de León. This is an important junction for train connections, especially for long-distance traffic in the Spanish Northwest.

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

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 31 €


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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 - León 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 15% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Madrid - León with 2 months in advance you save up to about 3% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 19%.
    • 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 León
    Travel by train to León 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 León.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains between Madrid and León cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Madrid to León to cost as little as $46 (€39)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train to León from Madrid?
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Madrid to León train to cost on average $48 (€40)  one way.
    What is the distance to León from Madrid by train?
    The Madrid to León train distance is approximately 179 miles (288 km).
    How long is a train between Madrid and León on average?
    On average the Madrid to León train time is 2 h 11 min  covering the 179 miles (288 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station from Madrid to León do I depart from? Which León train station from Madrid do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to León   most frequently for this route.

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in León, called León, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city center.

    Which train companies can get me from Madrid to León?
    If you're looking for trains from Madrid to León, you can rely on Renfe or Renfe AVE to get you to León. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Madrid to León journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any nonstop train services from Madrid to León?
    If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe or Renfe AVE. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    When is the earliest train from Madrid to León? When is the last train from Madrid to León?
    The first Madrid to León train departs at 6: 08 AM   and the last train from Madrid to León leaves at 7: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Madrid to León on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I book the Madrid to León train for the best deals on tickets?
    If you buy a train ticket from Madrid to León within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Madrid to León are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    León
    The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your journey between Madrid and León.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +34 912432343
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transit options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
    Metro lines: 1
    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10