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from Madrid to Salamanca

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

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To get from Madrid to Salamanca on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:31AMSalamanca
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$311One-way
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08:50AMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:31AMSalamanca
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08:40PMMadrid Chamartín1h41 10:21PMSalamanca
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$351One-way
05:57PMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h50 08:47PMSalamanca
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$321One-way
07:40AMMadrid Príncipe Pío2h56 10:36AMSalamanca
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$321One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Jun 14
$32Renfe
$19Avanza
Tue
Jun 15
$31Renfe
$19Avanza
Wed
Jun 16
$26Renfe
$19Avanza
Thu
Jun 17
$26Renfe
$19Avanza
Fri
Jun 18
$31Renfe
$19Avanza
Sat
Jun 19
$31Renfe
$19Avanza
Sun
Jun 20
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Mon
Jun 21
$26Renfe
$19Avanza
Tue
Jun 22
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Wed
Jun 23
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Thu
Jun 24
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Fri
Jun 25
$26Renfe
$19Avanza
Sat
Jun 26
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Sun
Jun 27
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Mon
Jun 28
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Tue
Jun 29
$18Renfe
$19Avanza
Wed
Jun 30
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Thu
Jul 1
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Fri
Jul 2
$22Renfe
$19Avanza
Sat
Jul 3
$18Renfe
$19Avanza
Sun
Jul 4
$18Renfe
$19Avanza

Travel from Madrid to Salamanca: Journey Details

Traveling in Spain from Madrid to Salamanca is simple, allowing tourists to explore one of Spain's most beautiful Baroque cities. By catching a train or bus in the morning, you can give yourself plenty of time to see the palaces and churches of the city. If speed is important, catching the train can take as little as 90 minutes, but coaches take only 3 hours to make the trip.

Return trips from Salamanca to Madrid are also available.

How to get from Madrid to Salamanca

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Madrid to Salamanca, 53,01% 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 Madrid to Salamanca 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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Buses from Madrid to Salamanca

Daily buses from Madrid to Salamanca are offered by Avanza and depart from Madrid's Sur bus station and arrive at Avenida Filiberto Villalobos in Salamanca after 3 hours of travel time. The first bus leaves at 7:00 a.m. and then there is at least one service per hour until 10:30 p.m. if you take the bus, be aware that you will need to get to the bus station, which is in the northern suburbs. The best way to reach it is taking the metro to Cartagena or Avenida de America.

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca

Express trains from Madrid to Salamanca are offered by Renfe and depart from Madrid's Atocha station 3 times per day. Traveling from Madrid to Salamanca by train takes 1 hour and 36 minutes. There are also regional Renfe trains that depart more frequently, but be warned that they take 3 hours - almost doubling the journey time. However, regional trains depart as early as 7:33 a.m., so they allow you to reach Salamanca in late-morning - a great time for sight-seeing and checking into hotels.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Salamanca
Travel to Salamanca 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 Madrid to Salamanca.
FAQs
How do I travel from Madrid to Salamanca?

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

What is the distance from Madrid to Salamanca?

Salamanca is approximately 109 miles (175 km) away from Madrid.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Madrid to Salamanca?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Salamanca, Avenida Filiberto Villalobos.
  • Most travelers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Salamanca.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Salamanca?

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

  • You can travel between Madrid and Salamanca by bus with Avanza. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€15) with Avanza from Madrid to Salamanca.
  • You can take a train from Madrid to Salamanca with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $27 (€21) with Renfe from Madrid to Salamanca.
Can I find a direct route between Madrid and Salamanca?

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

  • You can purchase a direct train with Renfe.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to Salamanca?
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Salamanca? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Salamanca usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valladolid or Porto. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valladolid or Porto from Salamanca, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket from Madrid to Salamanca online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to Salamanca, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $19 (€15) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $27 (€21) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Salamanca online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to go from Madrid to Salamanca?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Salamanca is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€15) compared to other travel options to Salamanca:

Taking a bus is about $8 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€21) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from Madrid to Salamanca?

The quickest way to travel to Salamanca from Madrid is by train, which takes on average 1 h 41 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 45 min  on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Salamanca
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
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