Valencia to Madrid train with Renfe and Renfe AVE

Cheap train tickets from Valencia to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£26

Average

£68

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.

Cheapest
14:50Valencia-Estacio Del Nord7h59 22:49Madrid Chamartín
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£261One-way
Cheapest
06:38Valencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 14:20Madrid Chamartín
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£261One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:15Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 22:37Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£581One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:45Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h20 13:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£581One-way
06:30Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 08:22Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£631One-way

Train schedule Valencia to Madrid

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
06:30Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 08:22Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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06:38Valencia-Estacio Del Nord7h42 14:20Madrid Chamartín
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07:10Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h50 09:00Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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07:40Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 09:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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07:55Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 09:47Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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08:40Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 10:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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10:40Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 12:32Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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10:45Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h20 13:05Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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12:21Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h51 15:12Madrid Chamartín
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14:10Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h38 15:48Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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14:50Valencia-Estacio Del Nord7h59 22:49Madrid Chamartín
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15:10Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h53 17:03Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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17:05Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 18:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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18:05Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h52 19:57Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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19:10Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 20:50Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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20:15Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 22:37Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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Fastest train times from Valencia to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 38 m

Average

2 h 40 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

302 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Valencia for Madrid every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
14:10Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h38 15:48Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£701One-way
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17:05Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 18:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£1201One-way
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07:40Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 09:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£631One-way
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08:40Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 10:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£921One-way
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19:10Valencia Joaquín Sorolla1h40 20:50Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£701One-way

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Overview: Train from Valencia to Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Valencia to Madrid cover the 187 miles (302 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like Renfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: AVE and Renfe trains Valencia to Madrid

You can travel by train between Valencia and Madrid with AVE and Renfe for as low as £26. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Renfe
AVE

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.

  • Average Price: £26

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route from Valencia to Madrid. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train timetables so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Valencia to Madrid train ticket. The distance between Valencia and Madrid on AVE is approximately 187 miles (302 km) and prices start as low as £70 on Omio.

Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.

The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most timetables throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, toilets, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!

AVE from Valencia to Madrid train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 46 min
  • Average Price: £70
  • AVE frequency: 9 a day


Trains from Valencia to Madrid

Taking high-speed trains from Valencia to Madrid is a convenient and enjoyable way of travelling between the two cities. The route is operated by the Spanish provider Renfe with several departures a day commencing at around 6:30 a.m. Trains then depart roughly every hour until just before 9:30 p.m. The journey is direct and takes from just under 2 hours to around 2 hours 40 minutes with the same timetable operating from Monday through to Saturday. There is a slightly reduced service on Sundays. Trains from Valencia to Madrid depart from Valencia-Estacio del Nord and arrive at Madrid Estacio-Atocha.


Renfe trains from Valencia to Madrid

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Renfe is Spain's national train operator and connects the country's main points of interest. In addition, Renfe has the largest high-speed network in Europe with AVE and Alvia trains. Other Renfe train types are Altaria, Euromed and Talgo. All Renfe trains are equipped with an on-board bistro, toilets, air conditioning and many of them with Wi-Fi.

At Omio you can easily check the Renfe timetable for your trip and book cheap Renfe tickets from Valencia to Madrid. When booking, you can choose different classes (Tourist, Tourist Plus, Preferred and Club), the seat and the type of ticket you want (Promo, Promo+, Flexible or Round Trip). If you have a Renfe discount card, you can specify it when you buy your ticket at Omio and take advantage of many offers. For information on ticket cancellation, please visit our Help centre.


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Taking the Train from Valencia

AVE high-speed trains from Valencia to Madrid depart from Joaquin Sorolla station, located on the southern edge of the city centre. The station is connected to the Valencia Metro, with the Joaquin Sorolla-Jesus stop on Avenida de Giorgeta close to the terminus. Taxis are available from the rank next to the station entrance. There are 5 city bus lines stopping next to the station and a shuttle bus connects Joaquin Corolla to the nearby Valencia Nord station, departure point for Intercity and Regional trains to Madrid. The Bailen Metro station is close to the Nord terminus.

Getting into Madrid by Train

Madrid is a striking and engaging capital famous for its non-stop nightlife and restaurant scene. Visitors combine the tapas trails of the central squares with cultural highlights that include the galleries of the Prado. RENFE AVE trains from Valencia to Madrid arrive at Puerta de Atocha station, situated in the centre of the city. The station has its own metro stop, Atocha-RENFE, with connections across the city on line 1. Bus stops provide links on 8 bus routes including the circular service which connects major sights in the centre. There are taxi ranks situated on Plaza del Embarcadero, Mendez Alvaro street and at the main arrivals terminal.

Travel Tips: Trains from Valencia to Madrid

Travel by train to Madrid 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 Valencia to Madrid.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Valencia to Madrid for as low as £26  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Valencia to Madrid train prices are on average £32  one way.
The distance from Valencia to Madrid by train is approximately 187 miles (302 km).
The Valencia to Madrid train duration is on average 2 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 187 miles (302 km) to Madrid from Valencia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking a train from Valencia, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. When you arrive in Madrid, your train can arrive in train stations including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

Take the Valencia to Madrid train with Renfe Alvia, Renfe Intercity, Renfe or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Valencia and Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day to Madrid from Valencia, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Renfe or Renfe AVE  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Valencia to Madrid. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Valencia to Madrid at 04: 38   or take the last train from Valencia to Madrid leaving at 18: 15. Look for the latest Valencia Madrid train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Valencia and Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £32 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Valencia to Madrid a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Valencia
Madrid
Valencia Joaquín Sorolla is the most popular Valencia 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 Valencia for your journey to Madrid.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912320320
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Valencia Joaquín Sorolla
Bus lines: 9, 10, 27, 89, 90, free shuttle to Nord Station
Metro lines: 3 and 5
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Intercity
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912320320
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 30 - 00: 00
Public transport options for Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Metro lines: L3, L5
Cercanias lines: C1, C2, C3, C5, C6
Train lines: Intercity, Media Distancia, Talgo, Regional, Regional Express

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