Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Salamanca

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Cheapest

$34

Average

$35

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 Salamanca will cost around $ 35 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.

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07:37PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h44 10:21PMSalamanca
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$341One-way
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03:25PMMadrid Príncipe Pío3h03 06:28PMSalamanca
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$341One-way
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11:10AMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h43 01:53PMSalamanca
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01:40PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h39 04:19PMSalamanca
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$341One-way
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07:40AMMadrid Príncipe Pío3h00 10:40AMSalamanca
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$341One-way

Train schedule from Madrid to Salamanca

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07:40AMMadrid Príncipe Pío3h00 10:40AMSalamanca
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08:50AMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:31AMSalamanca
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11:10AMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h43 01:53PMSalamanca
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01:40PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h39 04:19PMSalamanca
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03:25PMMadrid Príncipe Pío3h03 06:28PMSalamanca
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05:54PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h52 08:46PMSalamanca
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07:37PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h44 10:21PMSalamanca
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08:40PMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:21PMSalamanca
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Jan 26
$30Renfe MD
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Thu
Jan 27
$30Renfe MD
$18Avanza
Fri
Jan 28
$30Renfe MD
$18Avanza
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Jan 29
$30Renfe MD
$18Avanza
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Jan 30
$20Renfe Alvia
$18Avanza
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Jan 31
$30Renfe MD
$18Avanza
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Feb 1
$20Renfe Alvia
$18Avanza
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Feb 2
$20Renfe Alvia
$18Avanza
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Feb 3
$18Renfe Alvia
$18Avanza
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Feb 4
$30Renfe MD
$18Avanza
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Feb 5
$20Renfe Alvia
$18Avanza
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Feb 6
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Feb 10
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Feb 11
$20Renfe Alvia
$33Avanza
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Salamanca

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

175 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Madrid for Salamanca every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 175 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 3 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.

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08:40PMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:21PMSalamanca
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$401One-way
Fastest
08:50AMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:31AMSalamanca
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$401One-way
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01:40PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h39 04:19PMSalamanca
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$341One-way
11:10AMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h43 01:53PMSalamanca
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$341One-way
07:37PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h44 10:21PMSalamanca
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Salamanca

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca cover the 109 miles (175 km) long route taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Salamanca.

Train providers: Renfe from Madrid to Salamanca trains

Find the best trains between Madrid and Salamanca with Omio's travel partners Renfe from $20 (€17). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

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

    • 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.

    Trains from Madrid to Salamanca

    There are regular direct rail connections seven days a week from the Spanish capital Madrid to the university city of Salamanca in the west of Castile-Leon, Travelers can choose from express services from Madrid Chamartin station, taking around 1 hour and 40 minutes, or slower stopping services from Madrid Principe Pio, taking a little under 3 hours.  Daily departures include morning, afternoon and evening services.  

    Madrid to Salamanca train times: daily departures

    Daily timetables offer connections from early morning to late evening.  There are 3 morning trains from Madrid to Salamanca, 5 afternoon services, and 3 evening departures. The overnight international sleeper service from Madrid to Lisbon departs the capital in late evening and stops at Salamanca after midnight. The first Sunday service to Salamanca has a slightly later departure time from Madrid.      

    How long is the journey by train from Madrid to Salamanca?

    The quickest Alvia express trains from Madrid to Salamanca take 1 hour and 36 minutes to complete the 137-mile route west from Chamartin station. Times for Media Distancia trains from Madrid Principe Pio station range from 2 hours and 34 minutes to 2 hours and 57 minutes. The late night sleeper service takes 3 hours and 14 minutes to reach Salamanca. 

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Madrid to Salamanca?

    Departure stations: Madrid Chamartin station is located on the north side of central Madrid, with connections from the center taking about 15 minutes on subway and Cercanias rail services. Principe Pio station is also north of the center, with connections on the subway and Cercanias network. Both stations have cafes, luggage storage lockers, ATMs, bookstores and supermarkets.  

    Arrival station: Salamanca station is located northeast of the center, about 15 minutes walk from the main square, with regular connections downtown on city bus route 1. The station concourse has food stores, a cafe-bar, ATMs, car rental desks and an information kiosk.  

    Which train companies travel from Madrid to Salamanca?

    The Spanish national rail operator Renfe provides all the daily direct trains from Madrid to Salamanca. Trains operating on this route are Alvia high-speed express connections and the slower Media Distancia stopping services.

    Renfe Madrid to Salamanca

    Renfe trains from Madrid to Salamanca offer a choice between three daily Alvia high-speed connections from Madrid Chamartin,  departing in the morning, afternoon and evening, or seven daily Media Distancia services from Principe Pio station. Alvia trains take between one hour and 36 minutes and one hour and 41 minutes while Media Distancia services take at least an hour longer. The nightly Trenhotel service takes more than three hours. 

    Madrid to Salamanca trains: services on board

    Renfe Alvia trains on this route provide first- and second-class sections (Preferente and Turista), with a cafe-bar carriage or a refreshment trolley service. Travelers with wheelchairs can access dedicated spaces on Renfe trains, with assistance available at the departure and arrival stations. Cyclists can carry bikes on board Alvia and Media Distancia trains, subject to available space, with a small charge applicable. Pets in carriers are permitted, with a 25% ticket cost (free in Preferente class), with a maximum weight of 10 kg.  Hand baggage on Renfe services is limited to a maximum of three items per passenger with a  maximum total weight of 25 kg. 

    How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Salamanca

    Surprisingly, tickets for express trains from Madrid to Salamanca cost a little less than slower services, The Omio site offers an at-a-glance guide to the price differences on trains from Madrid. Although discounts for advance booking are not a major consideration on this route, it is advisable to secure a preferred departure well in advance at popular times of the year, notably in the fall when Salamanca's students are traveling back to the city to resume their studies. 

    Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Salamanca

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    FAQs

    How much does a cheap train to Salamanca from Madrid cost?

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Salamanca from Madrid for the next 7 days starting from $20 (€17)  one way.

    How much is the train from Madrid to Salamanca on average?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€24)  for a train ticket from Madrid to Salamanca.

    How far is Salamanca from Madrid by train?

    The distance between Madrid and Salamanca by train is approximately 109 miles (175 km).

    How many hours is the train time from Madrid to Salamanca?

    The train time from Madrid to Salamanca is on average 1 h 41 min  for the 109 miles (175 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Madrid to Salamanca by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Madrid goes to Salamanca? What train station do I come into Salamanca from Madrid?

    When taking the train from Madrid to Salamanca, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your journey can end in train stations such as Salamanca and Salamanca - La Alamedilla.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Salamanca.

    Where is the train station in Madrid? Where is the train station in Salamanca?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Salamanca, located 0.4 miles (625 m) away from the city center.

    Which train companies can take me to Salamanca from Madrid?

    For the journey from Madrid to Salamanca you can take a train with Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Madrid to Salamanca on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    Are there any direct trains from Madrid to Salamanca?

    Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day between Madrid and Salamanca. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe MD or Renfe Alvia. 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.

    How many train services per day are there from Madrid to Salamanca?

    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Salamanca is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

    You can take the earliest train from Madrid to Salamanca at 7: 50 AM   or take the last train from Madrid to Salamanca leaving at 7: 40 PM. Look for the latest Madrid to Salamanca train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Madrid to Salamanca to get the best deals?

    If you purchase the Madrid to Salamanca train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $29 (€24). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Salamanca from Madrid. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Salamanca
    Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your trip to Salamanca.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +34 912432343
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    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