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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Valencia is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SNCF OUIGO
11:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
13:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£141One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
iryo
14:451h54
Madrid Chamartín
16:39Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£151One-way
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
07:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
09:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£151One-way
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
13:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
15:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£151One-way
0 changes
iryo
10:451h58
Madrid Chamartín
12:43Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£161One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMadrid to Valencia

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 April
SNCF OUIGO
07:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
09:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
iryo
07:451h58
Madrid Chamartín
09:43Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
iryo
10:451h58
Madrid Chamartín
12:43Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
11:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
13:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
13:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
15:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
iryo
14:451h54
Madrid Chamartín
16:39Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
iryo
16:451h59
Madrid Chamartín
18:44Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
17:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
19:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
iryo
18:451h51
Madrid Chamartín
20:36Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
20:002h02
Madrid Chamartín
22:02Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
0 changes

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Train times from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m

Average

1 h 55 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

302 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Madrid for Valencia every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
iryo
18:451h51
Madrid Chamartín
20:36Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£281One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
iryo
14:451h54
Madrid Chamartín
16:39Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
07:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
09:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
13:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
15:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
11:151h54
Madrid Chamartín
13:09Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla
£141One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, iryo, Renfe (12), Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe ALVIA

Trains from Madrid to Valencia cover the 187 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, iryo, Renfe (12), Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe ALVIA. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla.

Train providers: AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO trains Madrid to Valencia

AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO trains will get you from Madrid to Valencia from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Renfe AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish railway company Renfe with trains between Madrid and Valencia. It is one of the most popular train services in Spain, connecting major cities across the country. The AVE trains are some of the fastest in Europe, reaching speeds of up to 310 km/h. They offer a comfortable and convenient way to travel, with spacious seating, air conditioning, and onboard entertainment. Renfe AVE offers several types of trains, including the AVE S-100, AVE S-112, AVE S-130, and AVE S-120. The AVE S-100 is the fastest, while the AVE S-120 is the most luxurious. Passengers can choose from a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe AVE include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.

Madrid to Valencia train information with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: £21

Trains from Madrid to Valencia

Visit one of the sunniest, most modern and technological cities in Europe by taking the train from Madrid to Valencia. Get there in under 2h with speed freight options, or take a leisurely trip with standard freights and enjoy just over 6h whilst seeing the beautiful Spanish countryside. With only one carrier servicing this route, you will be comfortable in the hands of Renfe trains and Renfe AVE speed-carriers. Departures are up to 12 times per day on weekdays and nine times a day on weekends.

 

Madrid to Valencia Train Times: Daily Departures

When heading off to Valencia by train, you can relax knowing there will be a regular departure throughout most of the day. With weekday and Sunday timetables boasting 12 trips running from 6:40 a.m. in the morning until 21:10 p.m., train times are on average every 2h. Saturdays provide nine daily trips for travellers. The last train on a Saturday can be caught at 19:40 p.m. It is important to note that the speed-train Renfe AVE is the dominant carrier for this journey, hosting as many as eight out of the 12 departures during the weekly schedule, and seven out of the nine Saturday trips, reaching your destination in just under 2h.

 

How long is the journey by train from Madrid to Valencia?

Travelling by train from Madrid to Valencia offers two quite different options, depending on your mood. Soak in the leisurely countryside by choosing a regular carrier that will take just over 6h to reach your destination. Travellers on a tighter time schedule can make the train journey duration substantially shorter in just under 2h. As this journey does not have change-overs, stops or peak times, the duration of this train trip will only change according to which ticket you purchase for the journey with.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia

Finding cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia is easy with a few smart tips that will keep your travel plans on budget. Booking in advance is always a good idea as ticket prices may rise as they approach departure date. If you can be flexible with your travel dates, focus on a price that suits your pocket rather than a set date. Students (under 25 years old), senior travellers and loyalty membership card holders can all qualify for selected discounts, depending on trips. If you can enjoy a change over during your journey and soak up some leisure time, you will often find that longer trips are slightly easier on the pennies too.

 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Madrid to Valencia?

Departure train station: The train from Madrid will depart from the Atocha-based station Madrid Puerta de Atocha – Spains biggest railway station. With full amenities, the station also boasts the famous Trainshed Tropical Gardens. With a short walk of 1.6 miles to reach the heart of Madrid, you can stroll the city or catch a cab or bus right outside the station. Ensure you arrive at least 15min before departure and have surveyed the best public transportation to get you to the station.

Arrival train station: You will have a choice of two stations to arrive at in Valencia, Valencia San Isidre is 2.3 miles from Valencia city centre and fully equipped with public transportation options upon your arrival. The other destination station is Valencia Joaquin Sorolla, built specifically to accommodate high-speed trains only. About 1 mile from the city centre, catch a taxi or the subway to take you into the city. Both stations offer basic amenities such as toilets and refreshments, with Joaquin Sorolla being slightly more accommodating for a sit-down meal.

 

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Valencia?

The only train company that services the Madrid to Valencia journey is the Spanish state-owned train company Renfe, and its high-speed division Renfe AVE. Certain standard passenger Renfe trains are also set to high-speed, depending on ticket category, ensuring that you don’t have to take an AVE train to reach Valencia faster. Neither provider require a change over or stop, however, there are two destination stations to choose from in Valencia, with Renfe always arriving at Valencia San Isidre and Renfe Ave always arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla.

 

Renfe trains from Madrid to Valencia

The Spanish train company Renfe is a nationwide service provider that will ensure you always have a seat between Madrid and Valencia. This particular trip is a popular one that sees direct journeys on standard passenger and high-speed trains leaving mostly all day, every day of the week. Complete your journey in either an average of 2 or 6h, depending entirely on your ticket price, as both carriers offer high-speed options. With flexible ticket policies on Renfe, you can exchange or get a refund anytime before departure, either free or with a 5% fee. With Renfe AVE, you can get a refund for a 30% fee, or an exchange for a 20% fee.  All trains from Madrid will depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha and your arrival stations will either be Valencia San Isidre for Renfe or Valencia Joaquin Sorolla for Renfe AVE.

 

Madrid to Valencia trains: Services on board

This particular journey on Renfe trains offers second class ticket options that will ensure you can work with free Wi-Fi and plug points right at your seat. Grab a bite to eat at the buffet cart or the mobile cart service that will bring refreshments to your seat. Disabled passengers can rest assured that correct facilities are provided for a comfortable trip. Pets are allowed to travel with owners under applicable conditions such as travel boxes. If you choose to bring a bicycle, it can be stored neatly in the luggage compartment as long as it can be broken down or folded into the applicable size. With plenty leg room, friendly service and a sustainable approach to travel, your trip on Renfe will be a comfortable and convenient one. Bon voyage!

FAQs: Madrid to Valencia train

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid to Valencia 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 Valencia.
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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Madrid to Valencia is £30; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Madrid to Valencia train travel time is 1 h 49 min   for the 187 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Madrid to Valencia leaves at 05: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Madrid to Valencia leaves at 20: 00.
There are 2 trains a day from Madrid to Valencia which require at least one change with AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, iryo, Renfe (12), Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe ALVIA. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Madrid to Valencia with Ouigo or iryo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, iryo, Renfe (12), Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe ALVIA.
When taking a train from Madrid to Valencia, you can count on AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, Renfe, iryo, Renfe (12), Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe ALVIA for the best way to get you to Valencia. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Valencia from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 00.

When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your route from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Atocha Cercanias and Madrid Chamartín. When arriving in Valencia, you can end your route in train stations like Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla, Estació del Nord and València Cabanyal.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Valencia-Joaquín Sorolla, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Valencia by train is September.
You have options as you can travel from Madrid to Valencia 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and Valencia

Madrid
Valencia
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes 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 Valencia.
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Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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