How to travel from Valencia to Madrid

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from Valencia to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Valencia to Madrid on Tue Jun 15 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a train because it's the best combination of price and speed.

07:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 08:50PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$671One-way
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06:38AMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 02:20PMMadrid Chamartín
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$281One-way
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06:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 07:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$671One-way
10:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h25 01:05PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$561One-way
08:15PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 10:37PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$561One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$120Air Europa
Tue
Jun 15
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$105Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 16
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$120Air Europa
Thu
Jun 17
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$120Air Europa
Fri
Jun 18
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$90Air Europa
Sat
Jun 19
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$90Air Europa
Sun
Jun 20
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$90Air Europa
Mon
Jun 21
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$105Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 22
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$90Air Europa
Wed
Jun 23
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$90Air Europa
Thu
Jun 24
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$105Air Nostrum
Fri
Jun 25
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa
Sat
Jun 26
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa
Sun
Jun 27
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$50Air Europa
Mon
Jun 28
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa
Tue
Jun 29
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa
Wed
Jun 30
$26Renfe AVE
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa
Thu
Jul 1
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$29Air Nostrum
Fri
Jul 2
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa
Sat
Jul 3
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$29Air Nostrum
Sun
Jul 4
$28Renfe
$28Avanza
$41Air Europa

How to Travel from Valencia to Madrid

The historic Mediterranean city of Valencia is around 300 kilometers from the Spanish capital Madrid. Flying is the quickest way to travel in Spain between these two cities, with a journey time of under an hour. High-speed AVE trains make the journey to Madrid in under 2 hours, while buses take a little over 4 hours but offer overnight options.

Trains from Valencia to Madrid | Buses from Valencia to Madrid | Flights from Valencia to Madrid

Valencia to Madrid Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€30

4:10 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€33

1:38 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€67

0:55 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid. Buses traveling from Valencia to Madrid depart from Valencia's Estación de Autobuses and take a little over 4 hours to arrive at Madrid's Estacion Sur De Autobuses. At least 10 buses travel from Valencia to Madrid every day, with the first bus departing Valencia at 1:00 a.m. Avanza is the main bus company that travels from Valencia to Madrid.


Fastest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid


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Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid; 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 Valencia to Madrid. Trains traveling from Valencia to Madrid depart from either Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla, San Isidre, or Estacio Del Nord train station and arrive at Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station after as little as 1:38 h of traveling. Renfe trains that aren't high-speed take significantly longer to travel from Valencia to Madrid.


Most popular way to travel from Valencia to Madrid


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Valencia to Madrid. The train journey from Valencia to Madrid 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 Valencia to Madrid by bus. High-speed Renfe trains usually depart from Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla train station and take as little as 1:38 h to arrive at Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station. Around 26 trains travel from Valencia to Madrid every day.


How to get from Valencia to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Valencia to Madrid, 72,12% 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 Valencia 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 travel from Valencia to Madrid?

You can travel from Valencia to Madrid 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

How many miles from Valencia to Madrid would I travel?

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Valencia Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Valencia to Madrid depart from Valencia, Estación de Autobuses to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers take a train from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Valencia to Madrid?

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

  • You can go to Madrid from Valencia by plane with Air Nostrum. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $66 (€51) with Air Nostrum from Valencia to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Valencia to Madrid with Avanza. Cheap tickets can be found for $37 (€28) with Avanza from Valencia to Madrid.
  • You can take a train from Valencia to Madrid with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $37 (€28) with Renfe from Valencia to Madrid.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Valencia to Madrid?
Many of our customers traveling from Valencia to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are Barcelona, Sevilla or Málaga, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Valencia to Madrid one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $66 (€51) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $37 (€28) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $37 (€28) one way.

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Valencia is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A train is $29 (€22) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Valencia to Madrid costing on average $66 (€51).

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $37 (€28) from Valencia to Madrid.

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

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Valencia is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h  on average.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 1 h 38 min.

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