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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 Sep 27 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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$831One-way
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06:38AMValencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 02:20PMMadrid Chamartín
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$351One-way
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06:10PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h47 07:57PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
07:40AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 09:20AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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$831One-way
07:30AMValencia4h40 12:10PMMadrid
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$411One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 26
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$149Air Europa
Mon
Sep 27
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$130Air Nostrum
Tue
Sep 28
$26Renfe
$35Avanza
$95Air Europa
Wed
Sep 29
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$75Air Nostrum
Thu
Sep 30
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$29Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$111Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$75Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 3
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$99Air Europa
Mon
Oct 4
$35Renfe
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Tue
Oct 5
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$42Air Europa
Wed
Oct 6
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$31Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 7
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$31Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 8
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$35Avanza
$93Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$43Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 10
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$74Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$42Air Europa
Tue
Oct 12
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$75Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 13
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$42Air Europa
Thu
Oct 14
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$29Air Europa
Fri
Oct 15
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$42Air Europa
Sat
Oct 16
$35Renfe
$35Avanza
$42Air Europa

Travel Information between Valencia and Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€45) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanza, Air Europa or Renfe

Travel 187 miles (302 km) by bus, flight or train from Valencia to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Avanza, Air Europa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Valencia to Madrid.

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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.

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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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Valencia
Madrid
Valencia
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Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
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