The cheapest trains from Madrid to Salamanca

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£22

Average

£23

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 Salamanca will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.

Cheapest
11:10Madrid Príncipe Pío2h43 13:53Salamanca
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£221One-way
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13:40Madrid Príncipe Pío2h39 16:19Salamanca
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£221One-way
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15:25Madrid Príncipe Pío3h03 18:28Salamanca
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£221One-way
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07:40Madrid Príncipe Pío3h00 10:40Salamanca
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£221One-way
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19:37Madrid Príncipe Pío2h44 22:21Salamanca
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£221One-way

Timetable Madrid to Salamanca

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07:40Madrid Príncipe Pío3h00 10:40Salamanca
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08:50Madrid Chamartín1h41 10:31Salamanca
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11:10Madrid Príncipe Pío2h43 13:53Salamanca
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13:40Madrid Príncipe Pío2h39 16:19Salamanca
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15:25Madrid Príncipe Pío3h03 18:28Salamanca
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17:57Madrid Príncipe Pío2h50 20:47Salamanca
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19:37Madrid Príncipe Pío2h44 22:21Salamanca
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20:40Madrid Chamartín1h41 22:21Salamanca
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Sun
24 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Mon
25 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Tue
26 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Wed
27 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Thu
28 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Fri
29 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Sat
30 Oct
£21Renfe
£13Avanza
Sun
31 Oct
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Mon
1 Nov
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Tue
2 Nov
£22Renfe
£13Avanza
Wed
3 Nov
£18Renfe
£13Avanza
Thu
4 Nov
£14Renfe
£25Avanza
Fri
5 Nov
£21Renfe
£13Avanza
Sat
6 Nov
£14Renfe
£13Avanza
Sun
7 Nov
£14Renfe
£25Avanza
Mon
8 Nov
£18Renfe
£13Avanza
Tue
9 Nov
£18Renfe
£13Avanza
Wed
10 Nov
£11Renfe
£13Avanza
Thu
11 Nov
£12Renfe
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Fri
12 Nov
£14Renfe
£13Avanza
Sat
13 Nov
£12Renfe
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The fastest trains from Madrid to Salamanca

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

175 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Madrid for Salamanca every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 175 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 3 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
08:50Madrid Chamartín1h41 10:31Salamanca
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£281One-way
Fastest
20:40Madrid Chamartín1h41 22:21Salamanca
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£251One-way
2nd Fastest
13:40Madrid Príncipe Pío2h39 16:19Salamanca
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£221One-way
11:10Madrid Príncipe Pío2h43 13:53Salamanca
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£221One-way
19:37Madrid Príncipe Pío2h44 22:21Salamanca
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£221One-way

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Train Information from Madrid to Salamanca

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca cover the 109 miles (175 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Salamanca.

Train companies

Renfe Madrid – Salamanca

Find the best trains from Madrid to Salamanca with Omio's travel partners Renfe from £21. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium 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. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe 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.

  • Average Price: £21

Renfe 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Madrid and Salamanca are the following:

  • 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.

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca: Journey Details

Taking the train from Madrid to Salamanca is simple, with a number of direct trains leaving the Spanish capital throughout the day. The quickest train gets passengers to their destination in just over 1 hour and 30 minutes, although journey times do vary and some trains can take over three hours. Services begin just after 7:30 a.m with the last train of the day leaving Madrid slightly before 22:00 p.m, giving travellers a variety of options for their journey.

 

Which train companies go from Madrid to Salamanca?

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca are operated by Renfe.

How long is the train from Madrid to Salamanca?

Journey times vary, with the quickest train getting passengers to their destination in 1 hour and 36 minutes. On the other hand, slower trains can take over 3 hours to reach Salamanca.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Madrid to Salamanca?

The first train from Madrid to Salamanca departs at 7:33 a.m and arrives at 10:38 a.m. The final service of the day leaves Madrid at 21:43 p.m and gets into Salamanca at 00:57 a.m.

What facilities are available on the train from Madrid to Salamanca?

Renfe trains are equipped with air conditioning, toilet facilities and food and drink can be purchased during the journey. There’s room for luggage storage, and bicycles are also allowed on board.

When is the best time to book a train ticket from Madrid to Salamanca

Small savings can be made by booking as little as one week in advance, but the best savings are found when booking three weeks or more before departure.

Where do trains from Madrid to Salamanca depart from and arrive to?

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca depart from Madrid Chamartin station, located in the north of the city. Chamartin is a very large station with a number of facilities including shops, bars, restaurants, luggage storage and even a bowling alley. Taxis can be easily taken from outside the station, and there are a number of hotels within walking distance.

Trains from Madrid to Salamanca arrive at Salamanca railway station, situated about a 20 minute walk north-east of the city centre. Connected to a shopping centre, this train station has a number of easily accessible shops and cafes, and a taxi to the city centre should only take between 5-10 minutes.


Renfe trains from Madrid to Salamanca

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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 Salamanca. 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 Salamanca
Travel by train to Salamanca 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 Salamanca.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Madrid to Salamanca?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Madrid and Salamanca to cost as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Madrid to Salamanca?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Salamanca train price to come in at an average of £22  one way.
What is the distance between Madrid and Salamanca by train?
The Madrid to Salamanca train distance is approximately 109 miles (175 km).
How long is the train journey to Salamanca from Madrid?
On average the Madrid to Salamanca train time is 1 h 41 min  covering the 109 miles (175 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Madrid to Salamanca train leave from? Which Salamanca train station do I come into from Madrid?

Some of the Madrid train stations to Salamanca you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Salamanca include Salamanca and Salamanca - La Alamedilla.

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

Where is the train station in Madrid to go to Salamanca? Where is the train station in Salamanca located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival train station in Salamanca, called Salamanca, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Madrid to Salamanca?
For the best Madrid to Salamanca train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Salamanca from Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Madrid and Salamanca a day?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Madrid to Salamanca. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Madrid to Salamanca? When does the last train depart from Madrid to Salamanca?
You can take the first train from Madrid to Salamanca at 05: 40   or take the last train from Madrid to Salamanca leaving at 19: 40. Look for the latest Madrid Salamanca train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Madrid and Salamanca for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Madrid to Salamanca is on average £22 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Madrid and Salamanca available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Salamanca
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 Salamanca.
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