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.
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1 h 41 m
2 h 32 m
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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.
|Distance||109 miles (175 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
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.
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 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.
Renfe 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Madrid and Salamanca are the following:
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.
Trains from Madrid to Salamanca are operated by Renfe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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