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 Vigo to Madrid will cost around $ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 68.
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5 h 21 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Vigo for Madrid every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 465 km distance in an average of 5 h 21 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 10 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 33 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.
|Distance||288 miles (465 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$82 (€66)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
Trains from Vigo to Madrid cover the 288 miles (465 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $82 (€66), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $60 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Vigo Guixar and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
For as little as $60 (€48) you can travel by train between Vigo and Madrid with Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
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 from Vigo to Madrid:
The train from Vigo to Madrid is a comfortable solution to travel the almost 600 kilometers that separate the most populated city of Galicia from the capital of Spain. There are daily departures that make the journey in just over 6 hours on the fastest routes.
There are 2 types of trains between these 2 cities. The diurnal are Alvia, high-speed. The nights are Trenhotel, with more spacious seats to rest during the trip. Both categories are managed by Renfe.
The train from Vigo to Madrid takes between 6 hours and a quarter and 6 hours and a half, if it is daytime. On the other hand, the night Trenhotel takes more than 11 hours, as it leaves late at night and arrives at its destination in the morning of the following day.
From Monday to Friday there are 3 departures on this train route from Vigo to Madrid: 1 in the morning, another in the early afternoon and another in the evening. On the other hand, on Saturday there is only 1 departure in the morning, while on Sundays there is only 1 evening and one evening departure.
Vigo-Guixar train station: This is a modern infrastructure, located in the northeastern part of the urban centre, in Rúa Arenal s/n. It has parking for private vehicles and 7 city bus lines pass through here: C2, C3, L5B, L8, L16, L17 and L24, with a frequency of about 10 minutes. The port is 1.5 kilometres from here, while the city's other major station, Vigo Urzáiz, is located approximately 1 kilometre away. It has a cafeteria, ATMs and public toilets.
Madrid-Chamartín train station: located in the northern part of the city, 7 kilometres from the centre, is the second most important after Atocha. It offers different options for travelling by public transport. Madrid Suburban lines C1, C2, C3, C4, C7, C8 and C10 pass through here. Also metro lines 1 and 10. As for urban and interurban buses, the lines with stops in Chamartín are 5, 80, 52A, 154A and 171. There is also a taxi rank. The commercial and catering offer is varied.
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:
There are a few train stations in Vigo to start your journey from including Vigo Guixar and Vigo Urzáiz. 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 Vigo Guixar and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Vigo Guixar and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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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