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It's difficult to get from Murcia to Madrid without changing at least once.
|Distance||216 miles (349 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train providers||Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA or Renfe|
Trains from Murcia to Madrid cover the 216 miles (349 km) long trip taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Murcia Del Carmen and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
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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.
Business and leisure travellers heading from the south-east of Spain to the capital can take daily direct trains to Madrid from Murcia seven days a week. Journey times for the trip north from the Mediterranean coastal city range from just over three hours to more than four hours, with departures from early morning on most days. Indirect journeys with a change of train en route increase the travel options but can take considerably longer to reach Madrid.
The Spanish national rail operator Renfe provides all the train services from Murcia to Madrid. The fastest trains are Renfe's Alvia express trains, with slower journeys available on the Altaria trains. Some indirect connections involve a change to AVE high-speed services at Alicante for the onward journey to Madrid.
The quickest option for the 220 mile trip north to the capital is the weekday early morning Alvia express direct service, taking 3 hours and 19 minutes to reach Madrid. Other direct trains take at least 35 minutes more, with indirect connections taking at least an hour longer.
There are five daily direct trains between Murcia and Madrid Atocha station from Sunday-Friday, with departures in the morning, afternoon and mid evening. There are also several daily indirect connections requiring one change en route, at Alicante. Sunday services start with a mid morning rather than early departure, while Saturday schedules offer only two direct trains, with a late morning and late afternoon departure time. Whenever passengers wish to travel, a range of direct or indirect options give flexibility to travel plans.
Departure train station: Murcia del Carmen station is located on the south side of the city centre, with local bus routes 9, 39 and 44 stopping directly outside the station entrance. Facilities at the station include a restaurant, gift shops and a taxi rank.
Arrival train station: Madrid Atocha Cercanias station is situated on the south-east side of central Madrid. Public transport options include numerous bus routes and Metro connections on line 2. The station concourse has shops, a flower market and plentiful cafes and restaurants, with a taxi rank on the top level.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Murcia Del Carmen and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Murcia Del Carmen and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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