|Distance||109 miles (175 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$30 (€24)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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