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.
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1 h 56 m
2 h 33 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||179 miles (288 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||£35 (€40)|
|Train providers||Renfe 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.
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 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.
When you buy your Renfe train tickets between Madrid and León don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving in León.
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.
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