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 Murcia to Madrid will cost around £ 57 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
This is the last train of the day.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
3 h 32 m
4 h 20 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Murcia for Madrid every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 349 km distance in an average of 4 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 32 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 54 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||216 miles (349 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||£45 (€51)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
Trains from Murcia to Madrid cover the 216 miles (349 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Murcia Del Carmen and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Travel between Murcia and Madrid from £43 with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
Renfe trains between Murcia and Madrid are available on Omio for as little as £43. Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When travelling on a Renfe train from Murcia to Madrid, you can expect to travel 216 miles (349 km). Check Renfe’s train timetables and tickets for the Murcia to Madrid route and find the best option for you.
Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible 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.
Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include 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.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
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.
Omio customers book a train from Murcia Del Carmen to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Murcia Del Carmen, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Murcia.
The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Madrid.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need