The cheapest trains from Valencia to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$35

Average

$92

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 Valencia to Madrid will cost around $ 92 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

Cheapest
06:38AMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 02:20PMMadrid Chamartín
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$351One-way
Cheapest
02:50PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h35 10:25PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias
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$351One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 10:37PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$701One-way
09:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 10:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$921One-way
12:21PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h37 02:58PMMadrid Chamartín
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$1071One-way

Timetable Valencia to Madrid

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06:38AMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 02:20PMMadrid Chamartín
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07:13AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h53 09:06AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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08:00AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 09:47AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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12:21PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h37 02:58PMMadrid Chamartín
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02:50PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h35 10:25PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias
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05:00PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 06:47PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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06:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 07:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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08:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 10:37PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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09:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 10:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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Sep 23
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Sep 24
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$35Avanza
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Sep 25
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$75Air Nostrum
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Sep 26
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$149Air Europa
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Sep 27
$35Renfe
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$93Air Europa
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Sep 28
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$74Air Europa
Wed
Sep 29
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$74Air Europa
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Sep 30
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$29Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$35Renfe
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$130Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$31Air Nostrum
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Oct 3
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$93Air Europa
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Oct 4
$35Renfe
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Oct 5
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$42Air Europa
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Oct 6
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$31Air Nostrum
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Oct 7
$35Renfe
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$31Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 8
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$93Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$43Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 10
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$74Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$29Air Europa
Tue
Oct 12
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$53Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 13
$32Renfe AVE
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$42Air Europa

The fastest trains from Valencia to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

1 h 47 m

Average

3 h 15 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

302 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Valencia for Madrid every day 9 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 3 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 47 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 42 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.

Fastest
08:00AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 09:47AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$1221One-way
Fastest
09:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 10:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$921One-way
Fastest
06:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 07:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$1221One-way
Fastest
05:00PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 06:47PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$1221One-way
2nd Fastest
07:13AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h53 09:06AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$1221One-way

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Train Information from Valencia to Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Valencia to Madrid cover the 187 miles (302 km) long route taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $35 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies

Renfe and AVE between Valencia and Madrid

You can travel by train between Valencia and Madrid with Renfe and AVE for as low as $35 (€28). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use 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. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Valencia 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 Valencia to Madrid

    Trains in Spain are a popular way to travel in Spain, with high-speed train routes to most major cities throughout the country. Renfe, the Spanish national rail company, offers numerous train routes in Spain. Weekday trains from Valencia to Madrid are run by high-speed AVE trains, Intercity trains, and slower Regional trains. Weekday trains begin with an early morning departure and continue with roughly hourly trains until the last service in mid evening. Journey times for AVE Valencia to Madrid trains are around an hour and 45 minutes. Intercity trains take around 4 hours, while Regional journeys are approximately 7 hours. Sunday schedules are slightly reduced.

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    Valencia to Madrid Train Cost

    Average prices for Renfe trains from Valencia to Madrid when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €60

    1 Day in Advance

    €60

    1 Week in Advance

    €48

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €42

    1 Month in Advance

    €30

    3 Months in Advance

    €30

    Valencia to Madrid Trains: General Information


    Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Valencia to Madrid train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

    • autobus All Valencia to Madrid trains are run by Renfe.
    • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from either Valencia's Joaquin Sorolla, Estacio Del Nord, or San Isidre train station and arrive at either Madrid's Puerta de Atocha or Atocha Cercanias train station.
    • autobus The Valencia to Madrid train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 38 minutes to arrive in Madrid.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Valencia to Madrid 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 Valencia to Madrid trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 20% cheaper to purchase Valencia to Madrid train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
    • Valencia to Madrid train costs are approximately 50% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

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

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 43 €
    2 weeks earlier 43 €0%
    3 weeks earlier 37 €16%
    1 month before 35 €23%
    2 months earlier 35 €23%
    3 months earlier 31 €39%


    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 Valencia - 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 Valencia - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 16% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Valencia - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 39%.
    • 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 Valencia to Madrid
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    FAQs
    How much do cheap train tickets between Valencia and Madrid cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Valencia to Madrid to cost as little as $35 (€28)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train between Valencia and Madrid?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Valencia to Madrid train to cost on average $35 (€28)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Valencia to Madrid by train?
    You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km)  from Valencia to Madrid by train.
    How long is the train ride from Valencia to Madrid?
    While the time it takes to travel 187 miles (302 km) to Madrid from Valencia can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Valencia to Madrid train journey time is on average 7 h 25 min.
    When traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid, which train station in Valencia do I depart from and which train station in Madrid do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Valencia to start your route from including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    Where is the train station in Valencia to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Valencia. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

    What train providers offer a service from Valencia to Madrid?
    For the best Valencia to Madrid train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe AVE or Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Madrid from Valencia to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services are there between Valencia and Madrid a day?
    The average number of trains departing Valencia for Madrid is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest train from Valencia to Madrid? When is the last train from Valencia to Madrid?
    You can take the earliest train from Valencia to Madrid at 4: 38 AM   or take the last train from Valencia to Madrid leaving at 7: 10 PM. Look for the latest Valencia to Madrid train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How early should I purchase train tickets from Valencia to Madrid to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Madrid from Valencia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $35 (€28) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Valencia to Madrid a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Valencia
    Madrid
    Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
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