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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia

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42

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Valencia is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:20AMMadrid Chamartín1h50 09:10AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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10:15AMMadrid Chamartín1h50 12:05PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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01:45PMMadrid Chamartín1h50 03:35PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:23AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Train schedule from Madrid to Valencia

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06:30AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:23AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 08:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:55AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias8h52 03:47PMValencia San Isidre
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07:20AMMadrid Chamartín1h50 09:10AMValencia 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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10:15AMMadrid Chamartín1h50 12:05PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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10:21AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias8h44 07:05PMValencia San Isidre
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10:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 12:33PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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10:55AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h15 01:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 01:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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12:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 02:33PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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01:45PMMadrid Chamartín1h50 03:35PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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02:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 03:58PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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02:21PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias8h26 10:47PMValencia San Isidre
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02:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h09 05:04PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:15PMMadrid Chamartín2h20 05:35PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 06:52PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:20PMMadrid Chamartín1h50 07:10PMValencia 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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07:25PMMadrid Chamartín1h50 09:15PMValencia 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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Fastest train times from Madrid to Valencia

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Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

302 km

Of the 25 trains that leave Madrid for Valencia every day 25 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 01:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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06:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 08:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 07:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 06:52PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe Intercity

Trains from Madrid to Valencia cover the 187 miles (302 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe Intercity. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train providers: AVE and Renfe from Madrid to Valencia trains

Find the best trains to Valencia from Madrid with Omio's travel partners AVE and Renfe from $32 (€29). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Travel comfortably to Valencia from Madrid with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train from Madrid to Valencia, the distance to travel is 187 miles (302 km) and prices start as low as $32 (€29). Check all the AVE train schedules and find the cheapest ticket to Valencia from Madrid on Omio!

Renfe is the main railroad company in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.

The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.

AVE from Madrid to Valencia train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 47 min
  • AVE frequency: 10 a day

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.

    Trains from Madrid to Valencia

    The trains from Madrid to Valencia are a popular route operating various types per day. The trains depart out of Madrid heading towards Valencia every couple of hours. The journey takes either around 1h 45min or 7h depending on whether passengers ride the high-speed AVE train or the standard long-distance train. The Madrid to Valencia train covers a distance of more or less 187 miles (302 km).

    Madrid to Valencia Train Time: Daily Departures

    There are over 10 journeys by train from Madrid to Valencia per day. The trips during the week have a few extra high-speed options in the morning for possible commutes. In total, there are over 70 trips between Madrid and Valencia by train per week. The first train of the day tends to depart from Madrid at around 6:08 a.m. The last train of the day makes its way out of Madrid at approximately 9:10 p.m.

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

    The train to Valencia from Madrid covers a distance of approximately 187 miles (302 km). It takes the high-speed train about 1h 45min to get from Madrid to Valencia. However, the standard long-distance train can take up to around 7h 45min. Nonetheless, all of these train options do not require changes and passengers stay on the same train for the whole trip even if it makes stops along the way.

    Fiends waiting for a train in Madrid. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train station:All of the trains departing from Madrid going to Valencia, leave out of the Madrid Puerta de Atocha Train Station. This train terminal is located just south of the city center of the Spanish capital city. It’s possible to either walk or take public transportation to catch your train from Madrid to Valencia. The Cercanias city trains take about 4min to get from the center to the station. Madrid Puerta de Atocha has a variety of restaurants and shops inside the station.

    Arrival train station: The arrival station in Valencia is the Valencia Joaquín Sorolla Train Station. The station is more or less 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the city center. It can take around 25min by public bus to get to the Ciutat Vella, Old City center. It can also be reached in the same amount of time on foot. At the Valencia Joaquín Sorolla Train Station there are a few restaurants and shops as well as a tourism office and car rental agencies.

    Which train companies travel from Madrid to Valencia?

    The national railway company in Spain is RENFE. RENFE operates all of the routes from Madrid to Valencia by train. However, there are different types of trains making the journey: the high-speed AVE, Alvia trains and the standard RENFE Intercity routes. The high-speed trips from Madrid to Valencia take around 1h 45min to complete the journey. However, the normal long-distance trains can take up to 7h 45min. Both the high-speed and intercity RENFE routes are direct and don’t require passengers to change trains along the way. RENFE, in total, offers more or less 10 trains from Madrid to Valencia per day. Most of them are high-speed.

    Night trains Madrid

    Currently, Madrid is not offering night trains for the journey from Madrid to Valencia. This is most likely due to the fact that there is a high-speed train that makes the journey in under 2h, not requiring an overnight trip. The latest train to take from Madrid to Valencia departs out of Madrid at around 9:10 p.m., arriving in Valencia at about 11:03 p.m.

    RENFE trains from Madrid to Valencia

    RENFE, the Spanish national railway company, is the sole provider of train routes from Madrid to Valencia. RENFE offers over 10 departures to Valencia per day, adding up to over 70 journeys from Madrid to Valencia per week. There are both high-speed routes and standard long-distance intercity trains. The high-speed AVE aa=nd Alvia routes take only about 1h 45min to get to Valencia. On weekdays, RENFE offers a few more high-speed trains in the morning for commuters. All of these RENFE trains from Madrid to Valencia are direct routes.

    Trains from Madrid to Valencia: Sustainability travel

    Traveling by train can be the most sustainable way of getting around. Nowadays, eco-friendly travel is a goal for many transportation companies around the world. In this case, the railway provider operating the trains to get from Madrid to Valencia is RENFE. RENFE is currently and constantly working towards finding more efficient services and reducing the carbon emissions of their trains and stations. The train provider favors traveling with bicycles on their trains to promote sustainable mobility. They have also been working on the Zero-Impact project to protect birds from collisions during their routes.

    Train Madrid to Valencia: Services on Board

    When booking your train from Madrid to Valencia through Omio, the standard long-distance trains only offer 2nd Class seating on board. The high-speed AVE and Alvia trains offer 2nd Class and 2nd Class+ with more legroom. When packing for your trip from Madrid to Valencia by train, RENFE allows up to three items per passenger on board their trains. The sum of the three suitcases cannot exceed 55 lbs (25 kg) or 98 inches (250 cm). All folded bicycles in bike bags are considered carry-on items. As for non-foldable bikes, on AVE trains, bicycles under 71 inches (180 cm) are allowed on board. Small pets are also allowed on the AVE and long-distance RENFE trains. The animals allowed are small dogs, cats, ferrets or birds. One pet per passenger is allowed on board, and it must be in a pet carrier weighing under 22 lbs (10 kg). With basic fares, you can expect to pay a small amount to bring your pet. Passengers traveling with RENFE who have disabilities may request assistance with boarding their train as well as wheelchair-accessible seating on board.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia?

    The most basic way of finding more affordable train routes with RENFE is by booking your trip in advance. In most cases, the sooner you purchase your train tickets, the cheaper they will be. It also tends to be cheaper with flexible dates and departure times. The fact that you may pick and choose the more affordable routes will benefit you. In general, on the journeys by train from Madrid to Valencia, the high-speed AVE and Alvia trains are more expensive than the standard long-distance trains. Peak commuting hours also tend to be more expensive than departing at other times of the day. For more travel tips don't forget to check our magazine The Window Seat

    Woman in towers of Serranos in Valencia. Source: Shutterstock

    To Valencia by train—travel tips

    Valencia is a popular destination in Spain to enjoy the nice mild Mediterranean weather and exquisite cuisine. Make your way to the Old City (Ciutat Vella) and explore the winding streets, the 15th-century gothic market at the Lonja de Seda, or the 13th-century Valencia Cathedral. While you’re visiting a new city, make sure to try some of the traditional dishes of the area, especially in Valencia where the cuisine is world-renowned. Apart from the paella, trying other typical food like esgaret cod fish or pumpkin flan for dessert is a must.

    • Plan a family day at the L’Oceanogràphic aquarium and the City of Arts & Sciences.
    • Indulge in some traditional Valencian paella or fideuà
    • Enjoy a sunny day on the beach
    • Walk along the cobbled streets of the thousand-year-old El Carmen neighborhood
    • Get lost in one of the popular museums of the city such as the Museo de Bellas Artes art gallery

    Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Valencia

    Travel Tips: 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
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Madrid and Valencia for as low as $32 (€29)  for the next 7 days.
    The Madrid to Valencia train ticket price is on average $48 (€43)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km)  from Madrid to Valencia by train.
    On average the Madrid to Valencia train time is 2 h  covering the 187 miles (302 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train from Madrid to Valencia, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your route can end in train stations such as Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, Valencia-Estacio Del Nord and València Cabanyal.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Madrid.

    The most popular arrival train station, Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, is located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center of Valencia.

    If you're looking for trains from Madrid to Valencia, you can rely on Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe Intercity to get you to Valencia. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Madrid to Valencia route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 11 direct trains between Madrid and Valencia per day with Renfe, Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe AVLO or SNCF OUIGO  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Valencia is 11 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Madrid at 5: 45 AM. The last train leaves from Madrid at 5: 45 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Madrid to Valencia and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Madrid to Valencia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€43) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Madrid to Valencia a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and Valencia

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    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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    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
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