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from Madrid to Valencia

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

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To get from Madrid to Valencia on Jun 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:00PMMadrid4h15 08:15PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$361One-way
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03:20PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias7h27 10:47PMValencia San Isidre
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$361One-way
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06:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 08:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$851One-way
10:55AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h15 01:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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$721One-way
08:30AMMadrid4h15 12:45PMValencia, Estación de Autobuses
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$471One-way

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Sun
Jun 13
$36Renfe
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Mon
Jun 14
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$147Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 15
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$147Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 16
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$147Air Nostrum
Thu
Jun 17
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$147Air Nostrum
Fri
Jun 18
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$128Air Europa
Sat
Jun 19
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$128Air Europa
Sun
Jun 20
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$109Air Europa
Mon
Jun 21
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$144Air Europa
Tue
Jun 22
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 23
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Thu
Jun 24
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$65Air Europa
Fri
Jun 25
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$77Air Europa
Sat
Jun 26
$33Renfe AVE
$36Avanza
$65Air Europa
Sun
Jun 27
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$65Air Europa
Mon
Jun 28
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 29
$31Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 30
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Thu
Jul 1
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Fri
Jul 2
$36Renfe
$36Avanza
$50Air Nostrum
Sat
Jul 3
$33Renfe AVE
$36Avanza
$65Air Europa

How to Travel from Madrid to Valencia

The journey from Madrid to Valencia is popular with people traveling in Spain for both business and leisure. The trip between the Spanish capital and this populous coastal city is convenient whether you choose to travel by bus, train or plane. Key departure points in Madrid include Madrid's Mendez Alvaro bus station, Madrid Puerta de Atocha train station, and Madrid Barajas airport. The quickest and most convenient method of travel is by high-speed train, which is able to complete the journey from Madrid to Valencia in 1.5 to 2 hours. The slowest method of travel is by bus which takes slightly over 4 hours.

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Madrid to Valencia Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€30

4:10 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€38

1:42 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€73

0:50 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Madrid to Valencia?

Cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Valencia


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Valencia. Buses traveling from Madrid to Valencia depart from Madrid's Estacion Sur De Autobuses and take a little over 4 hours to arrive at Valencia's Estación de Autobuses. Approximately 15 buses travel from Madrid to Valencia every day, with the first bus departing Madrid at 1:00 a.m. Avanza is the main bus company that travels from Madrid to Valencia.


Fastest way to travel from Madrid to Valencia


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Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to Valencia; however, when traveling to and from Valencia and Madrid's airports is taken into consideration taking a high-speed Renfe AVE train is actually the fastest way to travel. Both Iberia and Air Europa offer direct flights from Madrid to Valencia. Trains traveling from Madrid to Valencia depart from Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station and arrive at either Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla, San Isidre, or Estacio Del Nord train station after as little as 1:42 h of traveling. Renfe trains that aren't high-speed take significantly longer to travel from Madrid to Valencia.


Most popular way to travel from Madrid to Valencia


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to Valencia. The train journey from Madrid to Valencia is cheaper than taking a flight while also being faster when travel time to and from Valencia and Madrid's airports is taken into consideration. Alternatively, taking a high-speed AVE train is at least 2 hours faster than traveling from Madrid to Valencia by bus. High-speed Renfe trains usually depart from Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station and take as little as 1:38 h to arrive at Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla train station. Around 35 trains travel from Madrid to Valencia every day.


How to get from Madrid to Valencia

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Madrid to Valencia, 70,63% 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 Valencia 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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Attractions in Valencia

Valencia's reputation as a vibrant and international cultural centre has made it one of the most popular destinations in Spain for international travellers. Some of Valencia's main attractions include the Valencia Cathedral, the Torres de Serranos, the Llotja de Seda and the Museu de Belles Arts de Valencia as well as Valencia C.F. and Levante UD football clubs.

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FAQs
How do I reach Valencia from Madrid?

There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Valencia: bus, flight or train.

How many miles from Madrid to Valencia would I travel?

The distance is approximately 187 miles (302 km) from Madrid to Valencia.

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Valencia?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Valencia Airport.
  • Buses from Madrid to Valencia most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Valencia, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Valencia?

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

  • You can go to Valencia from Madrid by plane with Air Europa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $52 (€41) with Air Europa from Madrid to Valencia on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus from Madrid to Valencia with Avanza, and you can find Avanza Madrid to Valencia tickets for $36 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Madrid to Valencia with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€28) with Renfe from Madrid to Valencia.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Madrid to Valencia?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Valencia often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Alicante or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Valencia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Valencia and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Valencia from Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $52 (€41) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $36 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $36 (€28) one way.

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Valencia from Madrid is by taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Valencia:

Taking a train is usually $16 (€12) less than taking a flight to Valencia, which costs on average $52 (€41) for the same trip.

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $36 (€28) from Madrid to Valencia.

What is the fastest way to travel to Valencia from Madrid?

The fastest way from Madrid to Valencia is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 15 min  of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Valencia by train can take on average 1 h 42 min.

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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
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