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.
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4 h 12 m
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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.
|Distance||302 miles (487 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||£74 (€84)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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