How to travel from Jaén to Madrid

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from Jaén to Madrid

You can get from Jaén to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Jaén to Madrid on Feb 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20PMGranada Airport1h10 10:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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08:32AMJaen3h41 12:13PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias
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05:20PMJaen3h50 09:10PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias
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06:12AMJaen3h56 10:08AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias
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03:45PMJaen4h27 08:12PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias
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Travel Information from Jaén to Madrid

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $187
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 5 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€37) • 3 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSamar, Vueling or Renfe MD

Travel 182 miles (294 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Jaén and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Samar, Vueling or Renfe MD among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Jaén to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Jaén to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Jaén to Madrid.

There are 4 ways to get from Jaén to Madrid: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Jaén is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A bus is generally $168 (€147) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $187 (€163) from Jaén to Madrid.

A bus is generally $23 (€20) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $42 (€37) from Jaén to Madrid.

The fastest way from Jaén to Madrid is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 10 h 30 min.

The Jaén to Madrid distance is around 182 miles (294 km).

The average frequency per day from Jaén to Madrid is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Jaén to Madrid as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Jaén to Madrid:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Jaén, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Jaén and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Jaén to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Samar can take you to Madrid by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Samar from Jaén to Madrid for $19 (€16).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Jaén to Madrid tickets on Omio for $187 (€163).
  • Travel with Renfe MD to go to Madrid by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe MD Jaén to Madrid tickets on Omio for $42 (€37).

Yes, there are direct services available from Jaén to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 3 direct buses per day and travel with Samar or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Jaén and Madrid.

Your trip from Jaén to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Jaén to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

Before traveling from Jaén to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $19 (€16) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $187 (€163) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $42 (€37) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Jaén to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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