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The cheapest trains from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

$36

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 $ 36.

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Timetable Madrid to Valencia

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Prices across different modes

Tue
Jun 15
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$175Air Europa
Wed
Jun 16
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$148Air Nostrum
Thu
Jun 17
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$148Air Nostrum
Fri
Jun 18
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$148Air Nostrum
Sat
Jun 19
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$167Air Europa
Sun
Jun 20
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$109Air Europa
Mon
Jun 21
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$148Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 22
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$128Air Europa
Wed
Jun 23
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$109Air Europa
Thu
Jun 24
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$128Air Europa
Fri
Jun 25
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$128Air Europa
Sat
Jun 26
$36Renfe
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Sun
Jun 27
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Europa
Mon
Jun 28
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 29
$31Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Europa
Wed
Jun 30
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Nostrum
Thu
Jul 1
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Nostrum
Fri
Jul 2
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Europa
Sat
Jul 3
$33Renfe AVE
$37Avanza
$65Air Nostrum
Sun
Jul 4
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Nostrum
Mon
Jul 5
$36Renfe
$37Avanza
$65Air Europa

The fastest trains from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

302 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Madrid for Valencia every day 14 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 41 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.

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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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$951One-way
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$861One-way
09:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h45 11:25AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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11:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h48 01:28PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Madrid to Valencia Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 40 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $34
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Valencia
Distance:302 km
Train Companies:Renfe AVE, Renfe
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AVE and Renfe trains from Madrid to Valencia

Find the best trains between Madrid and Valencia with Omio's travel partners AVE and Renfe from $36 (€28). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Renfe offers excellent train services within Spain and neighboring France and Portugal, including a journey from Madrid to Valencia. As an official travel partner of Renfe, Omio quickly and easily shows you Renfe train schedules and ticket types so you can find the cheapest, fastest or earliest Madrid to Valencia train. The distance between Madrid and Valencia with Renfe is around 187 miles (302 km) and prices for this trip are as low as $36 (€28).

Renfe is known for its wide range of ticket types with special offers like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets and discount cards like Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which can be used to purchase Renfe tickets 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: high-speed AVE for long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for domestic routes along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, regional Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Madrid and Valencia:

  • 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.

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?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Valencia trains for as little as $36 (€28)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Valencia from Madrid?
The train price between Madrid and Valencia is on average $36 (€28)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Valencia from Madrid by train?
The train distance from Madrid to Valencia is around 187 miles (302 km).
How many hours is the train time to Valencia from Madrid?
On average the Madrid to Valencia train travel time is 6 h 55 min  for the 187 miles (302 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Valencia do I arrive in?

When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in Valencia, you can end your journey in train stations like Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

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

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Valencia located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in Valencia, called Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train companies go 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 providers for the journey to Valencia from Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Madrid to Valencia? What time is the last train from Madrid to Valencia?
The first Madrid to Valencia train departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last train from Madrid to Valencia leaves at 7: 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 buy 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 $36 (€28) if you purchase 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Valencia from Madrid available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Valencia
Madrid Chamartín
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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