Madrid to Cádiz train

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Cádiz

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£71

Average

£74

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.

Cheapest
07:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h24 11:29Cadiz
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£711One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h12 17:17Cadiz
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£781One-way

Train schedule Madrid to Cádiz

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07:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h24 11:29Cadiz
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13:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h12 17:17Cadiz
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Cádiz

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 18 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

487 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Madrid for Cádiz every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
13:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h12 17:17Cadiz
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£781One-way
2nd Fastest
07:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha4h24 11:29Cadiz
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£711One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Cádiz

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£89 (€99)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe ALVIA, Renfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Cádiz cover the 302 miles (487 km) long route taking on average 4 h 9 min with our travel partners like Renfe ALVIA, Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £89, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Cadiz.

Train providers: Renfe and AVE trains Madrid to Cádiz

Travel between Madrid and Cádiz from £71 with Omio’s train partners Renfe and AVE! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Renfe
AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Cádiz trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Looking for a comfortable way to travel to Cádiz from Madrid? Reserve your Renfe AVE train from Madrid to Cádiz with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train operator that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Madrid to Cádiz journey. Omio shows you current AVE timetables and tickets to cover the 302 miles (487 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this journey. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.

    As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, WC, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travellers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!

    Madrid to Cádiz train information with AVE:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 49 min
    • AVE frequency: 8 a day


    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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    Travel Tips: 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
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Madrid to Cádiz to cost as little as £71  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Cádiz train price to come in at an average of £89  one way.
    The train distance from Madrid to Cádiz is around 302 miles (487 km).
    On average the Madrid to Cádiz train time is 4 h 9 min  covering the 302 miles (487 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When taking the train between Madrid and Cádiz, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your journey can end in train stations such as Cadiz, Cadiz Estadio and Cadiz Cortadura.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Cadiz.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cadiz, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

    For the journey from Madrid to Cádiz you can take a train with Renfe ALVIA, Renfe or Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Cádiz from Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 3 direct trains between Madrid and Cádiz per day with Renfe Alvia  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Madrid for Cádiz is 11 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first train from Madrid to Cádiz leaves at 05: 05   and the last train for this leaves at 14: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from Madrid to Cádiz timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    You can find a train from Madrid to Cádiz to cost on average £89 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Cádiz train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    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.
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    Metro lines: 1
    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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