Cheap train tickets from Valencia to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Cheapest

$34

Average

$77

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 $ 77 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.

Cheapest
06:38AMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 02:20PMMadrid Chamartín
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$341One-way
Cheapest
02:50PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h59 10:49PMMadrid Chamartín
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$341One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:21PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h48 03:09PMMadrid Chamartín
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$721One-way
03:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h53 05:03PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
07:10AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h50 09:00AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way

Train schedule from Valencia to Madrid

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06:38AMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 02:20PMMadrid Chamartín
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07:10AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h50 09:00AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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07:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 09:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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07:55AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 09:47AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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08:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 10:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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09:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 11:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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10:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 12:32PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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12:21PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h48 03:09PMMadrid Chamartín
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02:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h38 03:48PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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02:50PMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h59 10:49PMMadrid Chamartín
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03:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h53 05:03PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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04:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 05:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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05:05PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 06:45PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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06:05PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 07:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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07:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 08:50PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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09:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h54 11:04PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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Wed
Jan 26
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$76Air Nostrum
Thu
Jan 27
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$73Air Nostrum
Fri
Jan 28
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$76Air Nostrum
Sat
Jan 29
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$51Air Europa
Sun
Jan 30
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$66Air Europa
Mon
Jan 31
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$80Air Europa
Tue
Feb 1
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
Wed
Feb 2
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 3
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 4
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 5
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Europa
Sun
Feb 6
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$59Air Europa
Mon
Feb 7
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Europa
Tue
Feb 8
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Europa
Wed
Feb 9
$34Renfe
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$24Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 10
$34Renfe
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$24Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 11
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 12
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$24Air Europa
Sun
Feb 13
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
$36Air Europa
Mon
Feb 14
$32Renfe AVE
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$24Air Europa

Fastest train times from Valencia to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 38 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

302 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Valencia for Madrid every day 16 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 2 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 59 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
02:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h38 03:48PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
2nd Fastest
09:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 11:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
2nd Fastest
05:05PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 06:45PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
2nd Fastest
07:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 08:50PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
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04:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 05:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way

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Overview: Train from Valencia to Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe 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 $34 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: AVE and Renfe from Valencia to Madrid trains

Find the best trains between Valencia and Madrid with Omio's travel partners AVE and Renfe from $34 (€28). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Renfe
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.

  • Average Price: $34

Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by 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

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 Valencia to Madrid.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Valencia and Madrid cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Valencia and Madrid for the next 7 days starting from $34 (€28)  one way.

How much is a train ticket between Valencia and Madrid?

The Valencia to Madrid train ticket price is on average $34 (€28)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Madrid from Valencia by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Valencia to Madrid by train to be approximately 187 miles (302 km).

What is the Valencia to Madrid train travel time?

While the time it takes to travel 187 miles (302 km) from Valencia to Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Valencia to Madrid train journey time is on average 7 h 25 min.

What station does the train from Valencia to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from Valencia?

There are a few train stations in Valencia to start your journey 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 do I find the Valencia train station to Madrid? Where is the Madrid train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 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 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Valencia to Madrid?

For the trip from Valencia to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Madrid from Valencia on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I buy a direct train from Valencia to Madrid?

Yes, there are 8 direct trains per day from Valencia to Madrid, and you can find a direct train for this route with Renfe, Renfe AVE or Renfe Alvia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services are there from Valencia to Madrid a day?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Valencia to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Valencia to Madrid? When does the last train depart from Valencia to Madrid?

The earliest train departing from Valencia to Madrid leaves at 5: 38 AM. The last train departing from Valencia to Madrid leaves at 8: 10 PM. You can find the latest Valencia to Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase the Valencia to Madrid train for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip 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 $34 (€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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Valencia
Madrid
Valencia Joaquín Sorolla is the most popular Valencia 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 Valencia for your trip to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912320320
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Valencia Joaquín Sorolla
Bus lines: 9, 10, 27, 89, 90, free shuttle to Nord Station
Metro lines: 3 and 5
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Intercity
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912320320
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 30 - 00: 00
Public transit options for Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Metro lines: L3, L5
Cercanias lines: C1, C2, C3, C5, C6
Train lines: Intercity, Media Distancia, Talgo, Regional, Regional Express