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.
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1 h 38 m
2 h 40 m
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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.
|Distance||187 miles (302 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£32 (€35)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Renfe 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.
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 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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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