How to get from Madrid to Jaén

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from Madrid to Jaén

You can get from Madrid to Jaén by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Jaén on 11 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:34Madrid Atocha Cercanias3h52 21:26Jaen
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15:59Madrid Atocha Cercanias3h55 19:54Jaen
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09:29Madrid Atocha Cercanias3h59 13:28Jaen
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19:32Madrid Atocha Cercanias3h51 23:23Jaen
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Travel Information to Jaén from Madrid

distanceDistance182 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £131
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £131 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSamar, Vueling or Renfe MD

Travel 182 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Madrid to Jaén. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Samar, Vueling or Renfe MD among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Madrid to Jaén.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Jaén

Travel to Jaén 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 Jaén.

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Jaén: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Jaén is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Jaén:

A coach is about £117 less than a flight, which costs on average £131 for this route.

A coach is £18 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Madrid to Jaén costing on average £32.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Jaén is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Jaén by coach can take on average 4 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 51 min   of travel time.

The distance from Madrid to Jaén is approximately 182 miles.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Jaén is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Madrid and Jaén as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Jaén:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Jaén, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Madrid to Jaén depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Jaén.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Jaén, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Samar for coaches to Jaén. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Samar Madrid to Jaén tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Vueling can take you to Jaén by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Madrid to Jaén for £131.
  • Renfe MD can get you to Jaén by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe MD from Madrid to Jaén for £32 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Jaén with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Jaén with Samar or BlaBlaCar with 3 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Jaén with Air Nostrum.
  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to Jaén with Renfe MD.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Jaén tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Jaén? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Jaén usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Málaga, Sevilla or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Málaga, Sevilla or Barcelona from Jaén, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Madrid to Jaén, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £14 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £131 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £32 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Jaén tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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