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Train Information to Madrid from Salamanca

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Salamanca to Madrid cover the 109 miles (175 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $25 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Salamanca and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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Travel with Renfe between Salamanca and Madrid

Travel from Salamanca to Madrid from $25 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Renfe

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 Salamanca to Madrid 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.

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

    • 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 Salamanca to Madrid

    Salamanca is an elegant university city in the north-west of Spain with a rich history. Students, business travelers and tourists heading to the capital can take regular direct trains from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartin or Principe Pio stations. There are daily departures from the early morning to the mid evening. Services include high-speed connections taking around one hour and 30 minutes to reach Madrid and regional expresses taking about twice as long, so passengers can choose the time and price combination to suit their requirements.

    Which train companies travel from Salamanca to Madrid?

    Rail services from Salamanca to Madrid are provided by the Spanish national rail operator Renfe. Their schedule includes high-speed Alvia and Avant trains to Madrid Chamartin Station and slower Media Distancia services to Madrid Principe Pio.

    How long is the train from Salamanca to Madrid?

    Renfe's high-speed Alvia and Avant trains are the fastest option on the 130-mile trip east to Madrid, taking just over one hour and 30 minutes to reach Chamartin. Media Distancia services to Madrid Principe Pio take from two hours and 38 minutes to over three hours. The early-morning Trenhotel departure takes three hours and 44 minutes.

    How many trains are there from Salamanca to Madrid?

    There are eleven direct trains daily from Salamanca to Madrid beginning with the very early morning Trenhotel service, followed by trains roughly every hour in the morning and every two hours in the afternoon and evening. Sunday and holiday schedules feature one fewer service to the capital.

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

    Departure train station: Salamanca's main station is located north-east of the historic center, with regular connections from downtown on local bus route 1, taking around 15 minutes. The station concourse has restaurants, coffee shops, gift stores, and a car rental desk.

    Arrival train station: Chamartin Station is located on the north side of the city center, with public transport links on city bus routes and on line C1 of the Cercanias suburban rail network. Principe Pio interchange station is situated on the western side of Madrid with connections on two lines of the Madrid Metro and three Cercanias lines, in addition to numerous buses. Both stations have cafe-bars, shopping malls, and baggage storage lockers.


    Deutsche Bahn trains from Salamanca to Madrid

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    Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Salamanca to Madrid. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

    DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Salamanca to Madrid and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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    Train tickets from Salamanca to Madrid: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 24 €
    2 weeks earlier 24 €0%
    3 weeks earlier 19 €26%
    1 month before 20 €20%
    2 months earlier 19 €26%
    3 months earlier 17 €41%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Salamanca - Madrid. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Salamanca - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 26% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Salamanca - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 26% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 41%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Salamanca to Madrid
    Travel by train to Madrid 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 Salamanca to Madrid.
    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains between Salamanca and Madrid?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Salamanca to Madrid to cost as little as $25 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket to Madrid from Salamanca?
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Salamanca to Madrid train price to come in at an average of $30 (€24)  one way.
    How far is Madrid from Salamanca by train?
    The Salamanca to Madrid train distance is approximately 109 miles (175 km).
    How long is the train between Salamanca and Madrid?
    On average the Salamanca to Madrid train travel time is 1 h 40 min  for the 109 miles (175 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station from Salamanca to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid train station from Salamanca do I arrive in?

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

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

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Salamanca and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Madrid.

    Which train providers can get me from Salamanca to Madrid?
    For the best Salamanca to Madrid train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Salamanca to Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Can I book a direct train from Salamanca to Madrid?
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Salamanca to Madrid with Renfe, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    How many train services per day are there from Salamanca to Madrid?
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Salamanca to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Salamanca to Madrid?
    The earliest train departing from Salamanca to Madrid leaves at 5: 32 AM. The last train departing from Salamanca to Madrid leaves at 5: 58 PM. You can find the latest Salamanca to Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Salamanca to Madrid to get the best deals?
    If you book the Salamanca to Madrid train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $30 (€24). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Salamanca and 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.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Madrid
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