The cheapest trains from Madrid to León

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£38

Average

£46

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 León will cost around £ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 38.

Cheapest
18:27Madrid Príncipe Pío4h40 23:07León
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£381One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:28Madrid Chamartín2h18 17:46León
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£451One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:08Madrid Chamartín2h12 09:20León
0 changes
£451One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:35Madrid Chamartín2h11 20:46León
0 changes
£451One-way
20:25Madrid Chamartín1h56 22:21León
0 changes
£501One-way

Timetable Madrid to León

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 20 Oct
07:08Madrid Chamartín2h12 09:20León
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14:40Madrid Chamartín2h01 16:41León
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15:28Madrid Chamartín2h18 17:46León
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18:27Madrid Príncipe Pío4h40 23:07León
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18:35Madrid Chamartín2h11 20:46León
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20:25Madrid Chamartín1h56 22:21León
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Wed
20 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Thu
21 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Fri
22 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Sat
23 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Sun
24 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Mon
25 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Tue
26 Oct
£30Renfe AVE
£23Alsa
Wed
27 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Thu
28 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Fri
29 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Sat
30 Oct
£29Renfe AVE
£23Alsa
Sun
31 Oct
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Mon
1 Nov
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Tue
2 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£23Alsa
Wed
3 Nov
£20Renfe AVE
£23Alsa
Thu
4 Nov
£22Renfe
£23Alsa
Fri
5 Nov
£31Renfe
£23Alsa
Sat
6 Nov
£25Renfe AVE
£23Alsa
Sun
7 Nov
£34Renfe
£23Alsa
Mon
8 Nov
£25Renfe AVE
£23Alsa

The fastest trains from Madrid to León

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 56 m

Average

2 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

288 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Madrid for León every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 288 km distance in an average of 2 h 33 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 40 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
20:25Madrid Chamartín1h56 22:21León
0 changes
£501One-way
2nd Fastest
14:40Madrid Chamartín2h01 16:41León
0 changes
£551One-way
18:35Madrid Chamartín2h11 20:46León
0 changes
£451One-way
07:08Madrid Chamartín2h12 09:20León
0 changes
£451One-way
15:28Madrid Chamartín2h18 17:46León
0 changes
£451One-way

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Train Information to León from Madrid

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£35 (€40)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to León cover the 179 miles (288 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £35. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in León.

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Renfe and AVE trains from Madrid to León

Travel between Madrid and León from £34 with Omio’s train partners Renfe and AVE! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey 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 León 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.

  • Average Price: £34

When you buy your Renfe train tickets between Madrid and León 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.


Renfe trains from Madrid to Leon

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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 Leon. 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 León
Travel by train to León 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 León.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to León from Madrid cost?
You can find a cheap train from Madrid to León for some dates and times for as low as £34  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Madrid to León?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Madrid to León train to cost on average £35  one way.
How far is it from Madrid to León by train?
You should expect to travel around 179 miles (288 km)  to León from Madrid by train.
What is the average Madrid to León train duration?
The Madrid to León train duration is on average 1 h 56 min, which is to be expected when travelling 179 miles (288 km) from Madrid to León. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Madrid to León train leave from? Which León train station do I come into from Madrid?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in León.

Where is the Madrid train station located? Where is the León train station 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 León, called León, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service to León from Madrid?
If you're looking for trains from Madrid to León, you can rely on Renfe or Renfe AVE to get you to León. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Madrid to León route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I buy a direct train from Madrid to León?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Madrid to León, consider travelling with Renfe or Renfe AVE. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When does the first train depart from Madrid to León? When does the last train depart from Madrid to León?
If you prefer early morning trains from Madrid to León, the first train leaves at 06: 08. If you prefer late night trains from Madrid to León, the last train of the day leaves at 19: 25. Omio shows you the latest train from Madrid to León times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I book train tickets between Madrid and León to score the best deals?
If you book Madrid to León train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £35. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to León from Madrid. Look out for train tickets for this route 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
León
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip to León from Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
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