Cheap train tickets from Salamanca to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$29

Average

$33

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 Salamanca to Madrid will cost around $ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 29.

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09:41AMSalamanca2h52 12:33PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way
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04:44PMSalamanca3h04 07:48PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way
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07:58PMSalamanca2h46 10:44PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way
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07:32AMSalamanca2h39 10:11AMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way
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12:28PMSalamanca2h44 03:12PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way

Train schedule from Salamanca to Madrid

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07:32AMSalamanca2h39 10:11AMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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08:20AMSalamanca1h40 10:00AMMadrid Chamartín
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09:41AMSalamanca2h52 12:33PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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12:28PMSalamanca2h44 03:12PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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04:44PMSalamanca3h04 07:48PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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06:20PMSalamanca1h40 08:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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07:58PMSalamanca2h46 10:44PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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Jan 30
$29Renfe MD
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Jan 31
$29Renfe MD
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Feb 1
$29Renfe MD
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Feb 2
$25Renfe Alvia
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Feb 3
$29Renfe MD
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Feb 4
$29Renfe MD
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Feb 5
$20Renfe Alvia
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Feb 6
$25Renfe Alvia
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Feb 7
$29Renfe MD
$17Avanza
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Feb 8
$17Renfe Alvia
$17Avanza
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Feb 9
$20Renfe Alvia
$17Avanza
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Feb 10
$25Renfe Alvia
$17Avanza
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Feb 11
$29Renfe MD
$17Avanza
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Feb 12
$20Renfe Alvia
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Feb 13
$25Renfe Alvia
$17Avanza
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Feb 14
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Feb 15
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Fastest train times from Salamanca to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 29 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

175 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Salamanca for Madrid every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 175 km distance in an average of 2 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 4 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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08:20AMSalamanca1h40 10:00AMMadrid Chamartín
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$401One-way
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06:20PMSalamanca1h40 08:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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$451One-way
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07:32AMSalamanca2h39 10:11AMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way
12:28PMSalamanca2h44 03:12PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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$291One-way
07:58PMSalamanca2h46 10:44PMMadrid Príncipe Pío
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Overview: Train from Salamanca to Madrid

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

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 (€21), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Salamanca and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers: Renfe from Salamanca to Madrid trains

Buy your official Renfe train tickets to Madrid from Salamanca from $25 (€21) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Salamanca and Madrid due to the coronavirus:

    • 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?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Salamanca to Madrid trains for as little as $25 (€21)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a train to Madrid from Salamanca?

    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Salamanca to Madrid train price to come in at an average of $29 (€24)  one way.

    How far is Salamanca to Madrid by train?

    The train distance from Salamanca to Madrid is around 109 miles (175 km).

    How long is the train between Salamanca and Madrid?

    The train time between Salamanca and Madrid is on average 1 h 40 min  for the 109 miles (175 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Salamanca and Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling 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 departing from Salamanca, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Salamanca and Salamanca - La Alamedilla. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your route in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

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

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Salamanca and travel around 0.4 miles (625 m) 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 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Madrid.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Salamanca to Madrid?

    When taking a train from Salamanca to Madrid, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Salamanca to Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many train services per day are there between Salamanca and Madrid?

    The average number of trains departing Salamanca for Madrid is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Salamanca to Madrid? What time is the last train from Salamanca to Madrid?

    The first Salamanca to Madrid train departs at 5: 25 AM   and the last train from Salamanca to Madrid leaves at 6: 58 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Salamanca to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Salamanca to Madrid to get the best deals?

    If you book a train ticket from Salamanca to Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€24) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Salamanca to Madrid are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Salamanca
    Madrid
    Salamanca is the most popular Salamanca 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 Salamanca for your trip to Madrid.