Madrid to Ciudad Real train

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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Ciudad Real

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Ciudad Real is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Renfe AVANT
13:151h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
14:20Ciudad Real station
£261One-way
0 changes
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Renfe AVANT
17:131h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:18Ciudad Real station
£261One-way
0 changes
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Renfe AVANT
19:051h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
20:10Ciudad Real station
£261One-way
0 changes
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Renfe AVANT
10:051h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:10Ciudad Real station
£261One-way
0 changes
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Renfe AVANT
06:241h15
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
07:39Ciudad Real station
£261One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMadrid to Ciudad Real

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
Renfe AVANT
06:241h15
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
07:39Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
07:000h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
07:54Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
08:051h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:10Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
09:350h55
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
10:30Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
10:051h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:10Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
11:530h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:47Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
13:151h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
14:20Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
14:101h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
15:15Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
15:431h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:48Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
16:350h55
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
17:30Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
17:131h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:18Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
17:370h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:31Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
18:121h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:17Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
19:000h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:54Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
19:051h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
20:10Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
19:350h55
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
20:30Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVE
20:050h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
20:59Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
20:101h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
21:15Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
21:100h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
22:04Ciudad Real station
0 changes
Renfe AVANT
22:151h05
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:20Ciudad Real station
0 changes

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Train times from Madrid to Ciudad Real

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

1 h

Trains per day

20

Distance

161 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Madrid for Ciudad Real every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Renfe AVE
11:530h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:47Ciudad Real station
£551One-way
0 changes
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Renfe AVE
07:000h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
07:54Ciudad Real station
£431One-way
0 changes
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Renfe AVE
19:000h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:54Ciudad Real station
£551One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Renfe AVLO
21:100h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
22:04Ciudad Real station
£791One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Renfe AVLO
17:370h54
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:31Ciudad Real station
£671One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Ciudad Real

distanceDistance99 miles
durationAverage train duration54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe, Renfe (6), AVE, Renfe (13), Renfe AVLO or Renfe Intercity

Trains from Madrid to Ciudad Real cover the 99 miles long route taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like Renfe, Renfe (6), AVE, Renfe (13), Renfe AVLO or Renfe Intercity. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Ciudad Real.

Train providers: Renfe, Renfe (6) and AVE trains Madrid to Ciudad Real

For as little as £17 you can travel by train from Madrid to Ciudad Real with Renfe, Renfe (6) and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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 Ciudad Real 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.

Trains from Madrid to Ciudad Real

It takes around 51min to travel from Madrid to Ciudad Real by train. The distance between the two cities is approximately 100 miles (160 km). At least 15 trains travel from Madrid to Ciudad Real per day. A train ticket to Ciudad Real from Madrid by train can cost a few dollars if booked in advance.

Booking a train on the travel day can be more expensive than booking in advance. The travel cost can also vary depending on the class, route, and travel time. AV-City trains, Avant, Ave, and Renfe are the top providers of train transport between Ciudad Real and Madrid.

Madrid to Ciudad Real Train Time: Daily Departures

The first direct Renfe train from Madrid Atocha to Ciudad Real departs at around 09:35 a.m. and arrives shortly before 10:25 a.m. The cheapest Renfe train to Ciudad Real from Madrid departs at around 10:35 a.m. and arrives at around 11:28 a.m. Expect to pay more if you decide to travel at this hour.

The last train to Ciudad Real from Madrid Atocha departs at around 08:20 p.m. Most trains that depart very late in the evening and early in the morning may be a little expensive. Their departure time also tends to vary during holidays and weekends.

How long is the journey from Madrid to Ciudad Real by train?

On average, a journey from Madrid to Ciudad Real takes around 51min. However, trips between the two cities may be longer during holidays and weekends so check in advance. The fastest train to Ciudad Real from Madrid Atocha takes around 51min. Renfe Ave and Renfe Viajeros operate trains from Madrid De Atocha to Ciudad Real-Central. On average, 99 trains run between the two cities weekly, although the trains can be fewer during holidays and weekend.

Madrid Happy Girl. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival train stations from Madrid to Ciudad Real?

Departure train station: The Madrid city is served by two major train stations. Located in the south, Madrid Atocha is the city’s biggest train station. The station is a hub for commuter trains, high-speed services, and regional train services from all over the country. The northern part of Madrid City is served by Madrid Chamartin train station. The Madrid Atocha train station features a verdant garden dating back to 1992. The garden sits on an abandoned land that once served as the old Atocha train station before the expansion of the station to include high-speed trains. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring over 260 species and 7,000 plants found in the garden.

Arrival train station:strong>The main railway station in Ciudad Real is the Ciudad Real railways station. It the main destination for high-speed trains and commuter trains from Madrid Atocha. The Ciudad Real railway station was originally opened in 1880, but later rebuilt in 1992 following the arrival of the AVE line from Madrid. The shorter travel time to Ciudad Real from Madrid has via the high-speed line has brought significant development in both cities.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Ciudad Real?

Renfe Viajeros operate direct trains to Ciudad Real-Central from Madrid Atocha every 4h. The price of tickets varies, with the journey taking around 54min. Renfe Ave operates direct trains in this route every 4h. Renfe offers direct train tickets from Madrid to Ciudad Real. With these trains, you won’t have to change trains while on the way. A train journey from Madrid to Ciudad Real offers unmatched convenience. The over 15 trains that run between the two cities daily allow for flexibility and convenience. However, sometimes there could be fewer direct train tickets to Ciudad Real from Madrid based on your travel time and departure date.

Renfe Viajeros trains from Madrid to Ciudad Real?

Renfe is the main train companies between Madrid and Ciudad Real. You can travel to Ciudad Real from Madrid on any of Renfe’s trains. The company operates high-speed trains between Madrid and Ciudad Real. Renfe trains travelling on special tracks can travel on a speed of up to 199 mph (320 km/h). The train has spacious legroom and its seats face the same way.

Renfe is a state-owned train service operating trains to most places in Spain. Renfe trains range from the humble to grand trains such as the excellent Euromed and Feve regional trains. It also operates suburban and local trains throughout Spain. Renfe trains features air conditioning systems and a café area. Also, most have Wi-Fi and a power plug at every seat. Top speed for trains operated by Renfe is 124 mph (200 km/h).

Train Madrid to Ciudad Real: Service on Board

Renfe trains offer two classes, namely Turista Plus (1ST class) and Turista (2nd class). However, top high-speed trains, including EuroMed and AVE, offers premium 1st class, which features access to club lounges and at-seat meal services. If you’re in a wheelchair, Renfe have all your needs covered.

The train service offers H-seat service that ensures all the disabled are placed in a designated area where they can move around while seated on their unique seats. Renfe trains allow all types of pets whether birds, cats, or dogs. However, the pet must be on a lead and shouldn’t exceed the weight limit. Pets travel free and don’t need a ticket. But you have to put them in a carrier or cage.

Madrid Couple. Source: Shutterstock

How to find train tickets from Madrid to Ciudad Real?

Train tickets from Madrid to Ciudad Real can be bought directly from Spanish Railway. However, for a seamless booking process, consider booking for your Madrid train to Ciudad Real online with Omio. Cashless payment is recommended when booking a Renfe train ticket on Omio. Online check-in and booking is also recommended.

If you miss a trip, Renfe provides an option for a full refund or be provided with a new ticket for any travel date and time free of charge. You can cancel a ticket for free at least three day before your departure date. You can save on a train ticket by booking online with Omio in advance. Also, being flexible on the travel date can also save you a few bucks. For example, avoiding holiday trips can be cost saving.

To Ciudad Real by train travel tips

Ciudad Real is known for its spectacular cuisine include wine, cured meats, and cheese. You will also enjoy exploring the city’s churches galore and ancient walls. Shops and open air markets in Ciudad Real open as early as 10:00 a.m. and close as late as 9:00 p.m. throughout the week. However, there might be exceptions especially on holidays and weekends.

The beautiful city of Ciudad Real is just a 99 miles (160 km) train journey from Seville and Madrid cities. A trip to Ciudad Real would be incomplete without touring the Gasset Park. It is well-maintained and pretty park convenient for hot day picnics. The best part is that the park is situated only a short distance from Ciudad Real city centre. You can’t miss a visit to Santa Maria de Prado Cathedral during your stay in Ciudad Real. This is the city’s largest church. Despite being one of the most spacious churches in the city, it maintains simple architecture. It is a nice place to meditate after a long, tiresome day.



Renfe trains from Madrid to Ciudad Real

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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 Ciudad Real. 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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FAQs: Madrid to Ciudad Real train

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid to Ciudad Real 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 Ciudad Real.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Ciudad Real can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Madrid to Ciudad Real is £26; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Madrid and Ciudad Real is on average 54 min   for the 99 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Ciudad Real from Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Madrid to Ciudad Real leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Madrid to Ciudad Real leaves at 21: 15.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day from Madrid to Ciudad Real with Renfe (6), AVE or Renfe AVLO. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Madrid to Ciudad Real train with Renfe, Renfe (6), AVE, Renfe (13), Renfe AVLO or Renfe Intercity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Ciudad Real from Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 15.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ciudad Real, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Ciudad Real from Madrid is worth doing with a journey time of 54 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Ciudad Real by train is February.
You have options as you can travel between Madrid and Ciudad Real 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and Ciudad Real

Madrid
Ciudad Real
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes for your trip from Madrid to Ciudad Real.
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+34 912432343
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Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
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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