The cheapest trains from Madrid to Cádiz

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£97

Average

£106

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Cádiz will cost around £ 106 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 97.

Cheapest
08:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h22 12:52Cadiz
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£971One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h05 20:15Cadiz
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£1061One-way
13:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h10 17:40Cadiz
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£1141One-way

Timetable Madrid to Cádiz

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08:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h22 12:52Cadiz
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13:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h10 17:40Cadiz
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16:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h05 20:15Cadiz
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Wed
20 Oct
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Thu
21 Oct
£97Renfe
£30Movelia
£67Iberia Express
Fri
22 Oct
£114Renfe
£31Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Sat
23 Oct
£53Renfe
£30Movelia
£67Iberia Express
Sun
24 Oct
£79Renfe
£30Movelia
£53Iberia Express
Mon
25 Oct
£53Renfe
£30Movelia
£72Iberia Express
Tue
26 Oct
£46Renfe
£30Movelia
£41Iberia Express
Wed
27 Oct
£46Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Thu
28 Oct
£53Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Fri
29 Oct
£97Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Sat
30 Oct
£53Renfe
£30Movelia
£53Iberia Express
Mon
1 Nov
£46Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Tue
2 Nov
£40Renfe
£30Movelia
£45Iberia Express
Wed
3 Nov
£33Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Thu
4 Nov
£40Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express
Sat
6 Nov
£33Renfe
£30Movelia
£72Iberia Express
Sun
7 Nov
£46Renfe
£30Movelia
£48Iberia Express
Mon
8 Nov
£40Renfe
£30Movelia
£38Iberia Express

The fastest trains from Madrid to Cádiz

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 12 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

487 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Madrid for Cádiz every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 487 km distance in an average of 4 h 12 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 22 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
16:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h05 20:15Cadiz
0 changes
£1061One-way
2nd Fastest
13:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h10 17:40Cadiz
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£1141One-way
08:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h22 12:52Cadiz
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£971One-way

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Train Information from Madrid to Cádiz

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Cádiz cover the 302 miles (487 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £74, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Cadiz.

Train companies

Renfe and AVE Madrid – Cádiz

Travel between Madrid and Cádiz from £46 with Omio’s train partners Renfe and AVE! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Renfe
AVE

Renfe trains between Madrid and Cádiz are available on Omio for as little as £46. Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When travelling on a Renfe train between Madrid and Cádiz, you can expect to travel 302 miles (487 km). Check Renfe’s train timetables and tickets for the Madrid to Cádiz trip and find the best option for you.

Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio.

Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

When you buy your Renfe train tickets from Madrid to Cádiz don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Madrid to Cadiz

The Madrid-Cadiz train trip is a popular one, with Renfe operating approximately 20 trains along this route every day. Five of these trips are direct, and the rest require one change. Direct journeys take about 4 hours to complete. The journeys requiring a change take between 5 and 17 hours to complete depending on wait times at transfer stations. Indirect services change at either Sevilla-Santa Justa or Puerto Santa María. It is advisable for passengers to check their route to avoid lengthy waits at either station.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Cadiz?

The Spanish service Renfe operates its normal and its high-speed rail service (Ave) along this route. The high-speed service only operates along the second leg of some of the journeys requiring a change.

How long is the train journey from Madrid to Cadiz?

There are 5 direct journeys along this route. The journey duration is just over 4 hours. Journeys requiring a change take between 5 and 17 hours to complete, depending on the layover at the transfer station. It is important to note that many journeys combine independent tickets. Thus, the connection to the second leg cannot be guaranteed in the event of a delay in the departure from Madrid.

How many trains are there from Madrid to Cadiz?

Directly-routed trains run from 08:30 each weekday at approximately 2.5 hour intervals, until about 18:30. The rest of the 21 weekday trips require one change, and commence operation at about 06:30. On weekdays, trains run at approximately half-hour intervals. On a Sunday, there are about 16 trains, with departures spread from early morning until mid-evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Madrid to Cadiz?

Departure train station: All trains leave from Madrid’s Atocha railway station, the largest station in the city. The station sports art nouveau architecture, and is the 10th busiest station in Europe. The station is well-serviced by commuter bus and train routes, and has a wide selection of facilities for travellers. It is situated in the centre of Madrid.

Arrival train station: Two stations are destination points for trains travelling from Madrid to Cadiz. The Cadiz station is close to accommodation and attractions, as well as to the beach. It is well-serviced by public transport. The Segunda Aguada station is an underground station, also centrally situated. It is a modern facility, opened in 2002.


Renfe trains from Madrid to Cádiz

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Renfe is Spain's national train operator and connects the country's main points of interest. In addition, Renfe has the largest high-speed network in Europe with AVE and Alvia trains. Other Renfe train types are Altaria, Euromed and Talgo. All Renfe trains are equipped with an on-board bistro, toilets, air conditioning and many of them with Wi-Fi.

At Omio you can easily check the Renfe timetable for your trip and book cheap Renfe tickets from Madrid to Cádiz. When booking, you can choose different classes (Tourist, Tourist Plus, Preferred and Club), the seat and the type of ticket you want (Promo, Promo+, Flexible or Round Trip). If you have a Renfe discount card, you can specify it when you buy your ticket at Omio and take advantage of many offers. For information on ticket cancellation, please visit our Help centre.


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Trains from Madrid to Cádiz
Travel by train to Cádiz 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 Cádiz.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Cádiz from Madrid cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cádiz from Madrid for as low as £46  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Madrid to Cádiz?
The Madrid to Cádiz train ticket price is on average £74  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Madrid to Cádiz by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Cádiz from Madrid via train to be approximately 302 miles (487 km).
How long is the train between Madrid and Cádiz?
On average the Madrid to Cádiz train time is 4 h 5 min  covering the 302 miles (487 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Madrid to Cádiz train leave from? Which Cádiz train station do I come into from Madrid?

When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in Cádiz, you can end your route in train stations like Cadiz, Cadiz Estadio and Cadiz Cortadura.

Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Cadiz   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival train station in Cádiz located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in Cádiz, called Cadiz, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Madrid to Cádiz?
When taking a train from Madrid to Cádiz, you can count on Renfe or Renfe AVE for the best way to get you to Cádiz. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Cádiz from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Cádiz from Madrid?
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Cádiz is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Madrid to Cádiz?
The first Madrid to Cádiz train departs at 06: 30   and the last train from Madrid to Cádiz leaves at 15: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Madrid to Cádiz train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Cádiz from Madrid for the best deals?
If you buy Madrid to Cádiz train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £74. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Madrid to Cádiz. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Cádiz
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your journey to Cádiz.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
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Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203