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from León to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from León to Madrid on Sep 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:48AMLeón2h14 12:02PMMadrid Chamartín
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$441One-way
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09:48AMLeón2h14 12:02PMMadrid Chamartín
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$441One-way
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05:35PMLeón2h02 07:37PMMadrid Chamartín
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$551One-way
08:47PMLeón2h13 11:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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$501One-way
07:15AMLeón1h53 09:08AMMadrid Chamartín
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$621One-way

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Mon
Sep 20
$48Renfe
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Tue
Sep 21
$44Renfe
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Wed
Sep 22
$44Renfe
$32Alsa
Thu
Sep 23
$44Renfe
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Fri
Sep 24
$48Renfe
$32Alsa
Sat
Sep 25
$48Renfe
$32Alsa
Sun
Sep 26
$48Renfe
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Mon
Sep 27
$44Renfe
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Tue
Sep 28
$37Renfe
$32Alsa
Wed
Sep 29
$31Renfe
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Thu
Sep 30
$41Renfe
$32Alsa
Fri
Oct 1
$48Renfe
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Sat
Oct 2
$48Renfe
$32Alsa
Sun
Oct 3
$48Renfe
$32Alsa
Mon
Oct 4
$31Renfe
$32Alsa
Tue
Oct 5
$22Renfe
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Wed
Oct 6
$22Renfe
$32Alsa
Thu
Oct 7
$25Renfe
$32Alsa
Fri
Oct 8
$41Renfe AVE
$32Alsa
Sat
Oct 9
$48Renfe
$32Alsa
Sun
Oct 10
$48Renfe
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Travel Information from León to Madrid

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€26) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€39) • 2 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

Take a bus or train to travel 179 miles (288 km) to Madrid from León. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct from León to Madrid.

How to get from León to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from León to Madrid, 61,92% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from León to Madrid and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I reach Madrid from León?

There are 2 ways to get from León to Madrid: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from León to Madrid?

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from León is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A bus is generally $16 (€13) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $48 (€39) from León to Madrid.

What is the quickest way from León to Madrid?

The fastest way to get to Madrid from León is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 13 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 30 min.

What is the distance between León and Madrid?

The distance is approximately 179 miles (288 km) from León to Madrid.

When traveling between León and Madrid, where do I depart from León and where do I arrive in Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from León to Madrid:

  • Buses from León to Madrid most often leave from Leon, Estación de Autobuses/ Av. Inginiero Saenz de Miera and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains mostly leave from León and tend to arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Which travel companies can take me from León to Madrid?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from León to Madrid:

  • You can take a bus from León to Madrid with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€26) with Alsa from León to Madrid.
  • You can take a train from León to Madrid with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $48 (€39) with Renfe from León to Madrid.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from León to Madrid?
Your trip from León 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 León to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
When should I book a ticket from León to Madrid online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $32 (€26) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $48 (€39) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking León 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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