Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jan 27

Cheapest

$34

Average

$78

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 Valencia will cost around $ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.

Cheapest
03:20PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias7h27 10:47PMValencia San Isidre
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$341One-way
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06:08AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias7h44 01:52PMValencia San Isidre
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$341One-way
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03:52PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h05 05:57PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$711One-way
09:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 11:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way
10:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 12:33PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way

Train schedule from Madrid to Valencia

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06:08AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias7h44 01:52PMValencia San Isidre
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06:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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07:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 09:20AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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08:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 10:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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09:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h45 11:25AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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10:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 12:33PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 01:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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02:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 03:58PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:20PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias7h27 10:47PMValencia San Isidre
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:52PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h05 05:57PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 06:52PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 07:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 08:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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07:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h49 09:29PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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09:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 11:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Thu
Jan 27
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$101Air Europa
Fri
Jan 28
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$85Air Nostrum
Sat
Jan 29
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$48Air Europa
Sun
Jan 30
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$83Air Europa
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Jan 31
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$48Air Europa
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$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Nostrum
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Feb 2
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
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Feb 3
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
Fri
Feb 4
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$48Air Europa
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Feb 5
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
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Feb 6
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$48Air Europa
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Feb 7
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
Tue
Feb 8
$34Renfe
$39Avanza
$36Air Nostrum
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Feb 9
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
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Feb 10
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 11
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$63Air Nostrum
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Feb 12
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
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Feb 13
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
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Feb 14
$34Renfe
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$36Air Nostrum
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Feb 15
$32Renfe AVE
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jan 27

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 31 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

302 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Madrid for Valencia every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 302 km distance in an average of 2 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 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
06:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 08:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way
Fastest
05:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 07:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way
Fastest
11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 01:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way
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07:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 09:20AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way
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05:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 06:52PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$831One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Valencia cover the 187 miles (302 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $34 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $41 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE from Madrid to Valencia trains

Buy your official Renfe and AVE train tickets between Madrid and Valencia from $34 (€28) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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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 Valencia 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.

  • Average Price: $34

When you buy your Renfe train tickets between Madrid and Valencia don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Valencia

Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. It's easy to take the train from Madrid to Valencia using the excellent Spanish train system. All services between the two cities are operated by Renfe, the publicly owned national rail service. There are plenty of trains from Madrid to Valencia every day, starting early in the morning at 6:45 a.m. and running until late at night. The quick journey lasts between 1 hour 40 and 2 hours.

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Madrid to Valencia Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Madrid to Valencia when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€61

1 Day in Advance

€61

1 Week in Advance

€53

2 Weeks in Advance

€49

1 Month in Advance

€46

3 Months in Advance

€36

Madrid to Valencia Trains: General Information


Trains in Spain are an effective way to travel between cities, with companies offering domestic and international train routes.

  • autobus All Madrid to Valencia trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Madrid's Atocha or Atocha Cercanias train stations and arrive at Valencia's Estacio Del Nord, Joaquín Sorolla, or San Isidre train stations.
  • autobus The Madrid to Valencia train journey takes as little as 1 hours and 45 minutes to arrive in Valencia.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Madrid to Valencia train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Madrid to Valencia trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 13% cheaper to purchase Madrid to Valencia train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Madrid to Valencia train costs are 25% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Madrid

The quickest trains from Madrid to Valencia all depart from Madrid's Atocha station, although you can connect to the mainline from suburban stations as well. So if you are staying in areas like Chamartin near the Bernabeu Stadium, you can easily reach Valencia. There is also a direct rail connection between Madrid Barajas Airport and Atocha, while the Metro connects the station to every corner of Madrid as well. The Metro also runs until 01:30 a.m, so you should be able to reach any later departures.

Getting into Valencia by Train

Valencia's main station is Joaquin Sorolla, and it is located just to the south of the city center, close to the major attractions. Stroll into town or take the Metro from nearby Jesus station. When you get into town, Valencia is a relaxed, youthful city with world-class attractions like the City of Arts and Sciences, some ancient sights to explore and the added attraction of the sun-drenched Costa Blanca on its doorstep. It's one of Europe's rising city break destinations and you can easily reach it with trains from Madrid to Valencia.

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Madrid to Valencia cost?

Train tickets between Madrid and Valencia for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $34 (€28)  one way in the next 7 days.

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

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Madrid to Valencia train to cost on average $41 (€34)  one way.

What is the distance between Madrid and Valencia by train?

The train distance from Madrid to Valencia is around 187 miles (302 km).

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

The Madrid to Valencia train duration is on average 1 h 53 min, which is to be expected when traveling 187 miles (302 km) to Valencia from Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Valencia you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Valencia.

What train companies offer a service between Madrid and Valencia?

When taking a train from Madrid to Valencia, you can count on Renfe AVE or Renfe for the best way to get you to Valencia. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Valencia from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there to Valencia from Madrid a day?

On average, there are 10 trains a day from Madrid to Valencia. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Madrid to Valencia? When does the last train depart from Madrid to Valencia?

The first Madrid to Valencia train departs at 5: 08 AM   and the last train from Madrid to Valencia leaves at 4: 10 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Madrid to Valencia on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Madrid to Valencia for 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 book train tickets from Madrid to Valencia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€34) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Madrid to Valencia a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Valencia
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 Valencia.
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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