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Train between Salou and Madrid with Renfe

Renfe will get you between Salou and Madrid at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.


Travel 257 miles (414 km) between Salou and Madrid in comfort with Renfe, Spain’s national railway company. As an official travel partner of Renfe, Omio quickly and easily shows you the best deals on affordable Renfe train tickets between Salou and Madrid so you can spend more time enjoying your trip. Simply check the Renfe train schedules and ticket types available, including Promo, Promo+ and Flexible, and book your cheap Salou to Madrid Renfe tickets online. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 if you plan to travel extensively with Renfe. You can use these discount cards on Omio when purchasing Renfe tickets.

With Renfe routes covering around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international railway, you can expect to find a wide range of train types. These include the high-speed AVE for long-distance routes, Alvia for domestic routes in Spain, Altaria for domestic routes into the south of Spain, Euromed for routes along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, Avant regional commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Renfe train ticket from Salou to 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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Salou 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 Salou to Madrid.
What is the distance to Madrid from Salou by train?
The distance between Salou and Madrid by train is approximately 257 miles (414 km).
How many hours is the train time between Salou and Madrid?
On average the Salou to Madrid train time is 5 h 3 min  covering the 257 miles (414 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Salou to Madrid, which train station in Salou do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salou   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Salou and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

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

Which train providers should I travel with from Salou to Madrid?
For the trip from Salou to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Salou and Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Salou and Madrid a day?
The average number of trains departing Salou for Madrid is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Salou is Salou. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Salou for your journey between Salou and Madrid.