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 Sevilla will cost around £ 79 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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2 h 34 m
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Of the 11 trains that leave Madrid for Sevilla every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 391 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 34 m .
The slowest trains will take 8 h 39 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||242 miles (390 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||£48 (€55)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe AVE or Renfe|
Trains from Madrid to Sevilla cover the 242 miles (390 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 34 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Sevilla San Bernardo.
Travel to Sevilla from Madrid from £44 with Omio’s train partners AVE and Renfe! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route 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 Sevilla 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.
Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Madrid to Sevilla:
There are limited Madrid to Seville trains during the week and even fewer trains on the weekends and holidays. Most of the trains run in the morning but there is good evening service if you prefer. Available services include express trains as well as transport via commuter rail, which will include stops. The fastest train takes about 2h30min, while the longest trip takes over 8h30min from end to end.
Approx. 8 trains depart from Madrid daily on the south-bound journey to Seville, and there is no hourly service, so check the Omio site for current schedules and specific train departure times. Most of the daily departures occur during the morning hours, with the remainder occurring in the late afternoon and evening. The first train leaves Puerta de Atocha station in Madrid around 7:00 a.m. local time and the last one departs about 7:00 p.m. There are no night trains leaving Puerta de Atocha station en route to Santa Justa station in Seville. Weekend and holiday services differ slightly from weekday services.
If you’re travelling on the express train from Puerta de Atocha, the duration of the train journey from Madrid to Seville will be about 2h30min. However, if you take Cercanias commuter train from Atocha, expect to spend about 8h40min in transit. Available services include both morning and evening peak hour trains, as well as off-peak departures, and there are no transfers or connections involved from city to city, so you can expect a fairly straightforward ride from Madrid to Seville.
The best way to find cheap train tickets for your journey is to make your reservation in advance by booking online. Mobile or e-tickets may also cost less than paper tickets when purchased online. Cheap train fares can also be found with trains that involve single or multiple transfers or connections and using off-peak trains to make your trip are also a good way to save some cash. If you can afford some flexibility with your travel plans, consider booking on a weekend or holiday to save on expenses. Train operators also offer discounts for students, seniors and disabled travellers, as well as for large groups or families travelling together. You should arrive at the station at least one hour prior to your train’s departure, and if you need to purchase a ticket from the counter, we advise you do so at least 2 hours prior to departure if possible.
Departure train station: Puerta de Atocha is about 6 minutes by car (1 mile), approx. 30 minutes by foot (1.2 miles) and about 15 minutes via metro (depending on the line) to central Madrid. Station facilities include restaurants and cafés, ATMs, WCs, shops, parking, news stands, a tourist office, post office and police station. Try to get there at least 20 minutes before departure.
Arrival train station: Santa Justa is about 6 minutes via car (1 mile), approx. 13 minutes on foot (0.7 miles) and about 17 minutes via metro, depending on the line. Station facilities include restaurants and cafés, ATMs, WCs, shops, parking, news stands, a tourist office, car rental and luggage storage.
Renfe, the national rail company, is the sole operator of Madrid to Seville trains. The train company offers high-speed transport departing from Puerta de Atocha (Madrid’s main railway station) via AVE bullet trains, which can travel at speeds up to 193 mph. Renfe controls the massive railway complex that connects the Puerta de Atocha station and the Cercanias station and includes a metro line as well. Both locations provide service on weekdays and weekends as well as on holidays for your convenience.
Renfe operates about 8 trains per day to Seville from Madrid, with intermittent service from morning until evening using both express and national commuter trains. Journeys vary from approx. 2h30min to about 8h40min with AVE bullet trains accounting for the majority of trips. 7 trains depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha station, while 1 leaves from Madrid Cercanias station, however, all of them arrive at Seville Santa Justa station. Tickets can be changed but fees will be incurred depending on the new travel date and class chosen. Flexi ticket holders will not be charged to make changes or cancellations earlier than 24h before travel, so this ticket type offers the most advantages. Esencial ticket holders will incur a charge of up to 50% under certain conditions.
Renfe trains from Madrid to Seville offer 1st and 2nd class carriages and AVE trains also include a premium 2nd class section. Special seating and assistance is available for disabled travellers. Up to 3 pieces of luggage are allowed with size and weight restrictions. Folded bicycles are allowed if they meet size requirements. Small pets (1 per person) are allowed provided they are crated and do not exceed 10 kg (22lbs) in weight. Amenities on board Renfe trains include a cafeteria and mobile bar that sell hot and cold refreshments. Check the company’s online travel policy for further information.
When taking the train from Madrid to Sevilla, you can choose to depart from train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Your route can end in train stations such as Sevilla San Bernardo and Sevilla Virgen Del Rocío.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Sevilla San Bernardo.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Madrid.
The most popular arrival train station, Sevilla San Bernardo, is located 0.4 miles (582 m) away from the city centre of Sevilla.
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