The cheapest trains from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$35

Average

$103

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 $ 103 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

Cheapest
06:08AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias7h44 01:52PMValencia San Isidre
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$351One-way
Cheapest
03:52PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias6h55 10:47PMValencia San Isidre
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$351One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$921One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 11:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$921One-way
01:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 03:33PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$1221One-way

Timetable 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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11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h48 01:28PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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01:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 03:33PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:52PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias6h55 10:47PMValencia San Isidre
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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
Sep 23
$92Renfe AVE
$46Avanza
$264Air Nostrum
Fri
Sep 24
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$114Air Nostrum
Sat
Sep 25
$35Renfe
$46Avanza
$124Air Europa
Sun
Sep 26
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$88Air Nostrum
Mon
Sep 27
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Tue
Sep 28
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Wed
Sep 29
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Thu
Sep 30
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Sun
Oct 3
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Mon
Oct 4
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 5
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$49Air Europa
Wed
Oct 6
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 7
$46Renfe AVE
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$37Air Europa
Fri
Oct 8
$35Renfe
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$49Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$49Air Europa
Sun
Oct 10
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa
Tue
Oct 12
$35Renfe
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$49Air Europa
Wed
Oct 13
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$37Air Europa

The fastest trains from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

302 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Madrid for Valencia every day 9 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 3 h 1 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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$1591One-way
2nd Fastest
03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$1341One-way
11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h48 01:28PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$1341One-way
07:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h49 09:29PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$1221One-way
06:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$921One-way

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Train Information between Madrid and Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€35)
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 journey taking on average 6 h 55 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 journey for as low as $35 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train companies

Travel with Renfe and AVE from Madrid to Valencia

Find the best trains between Madrid and Valencia with Omio's travel partners Renfe and AVE from $35 (€28). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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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.

    Renfe has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Renfe tickets from Madrid to Valencia 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.

    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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    Trains from Madrid to Valencia
    Travel by train to Valencia 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 Valencia.
    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains between Madrid and Valencia?
    Train tickets between Madrid and Valencia for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $35 (€28)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket between Madrid and Valencia?
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Valencia train price to come in at an average of $43 (€35)  one way.
    What is the distance from Madrid to Valencia by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Valencia by train to be approximately 187 miles (302 km).
    What is the Madrid to Valencia train travel time?
    On average the Madrid to Valencia train time is 6 h 55 min  covering the 187 miles (302 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Madrid goes to Valencia? What train station do I come into Valencia from Madrid?

    Some of the Madrid train stations to Valencia you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Valencia include Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

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

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

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

    Passengers arriving in Valencia most often arrive at Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

    Which train companies can take me from Madrid to Valencia?
    Take the Madrid to Valencia train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Madrid to Valencia as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I book a direct train from Madrid to Valencia?
    Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day between Madrid and Valencia. 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.
    How many trains are there between Madrid and Valencia a day?
    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Valencia is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest train from Madrid to Valencia? When is the last train from Madrid to Valencia?
    You can take the first train from Madrid to Valencia at 5: 30 AM. The last train from Madrid to Valencia that you can take departs at 2: 12 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Madrid to Valencia schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Madrid to Valencia to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Madrid to Valencia is on average $43 (€35) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Madrid and Valencia available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Valencia
    Madrid Chamartín
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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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