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from Madrid to Valencia

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Valencia on 4 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05Madrid Barajas Airport1h00 08:05Valencia Airport
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£621One-way
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07:30Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h59 14:29Valencia San Isidre
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£251One-way
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19:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha1h49 21:29Valencia Joaquín Sorolla
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£661One-way
15:52Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h55 22:47Valencia San Isidre
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£251One-way
17:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 19:20Valencia Joaquín Sorolla
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£871One-way

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Fri
3 Dec
£87Renfe AVE
£25Avanza
£231Air Nostrum
Sat
4 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£62Air Europa
Sun
5 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£53Air Europa
Mon
6 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Tue
7 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£53Air Europa
Wed
8 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£53Air Europa
Thu
9 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Fri
10 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£53Air Europa
Sat
11 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Sun
12 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Nostrum
Mon
13 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Tue
14 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Nostrum
Wed
15 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Nostrum
Thu
16 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Fri
17 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Sat
18 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Sun
19 Dec
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£40Air Europa
Mon
20 Dec
£25Renfe
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£40Air Europa
Tue
21 Dec
£25Renfe
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£53Air Europa
Wed
22 Dec
£25Renfe
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£53Air Europa
Thu
23 Dec
£25Renfe
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£40Air Europa

Travel Information to Valencia from Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £93
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £93 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Avanza or Renfe

Travel 187 miles (302 km) by flight, coach or train between Madrid and Valencia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Air Europa, Avanza or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Valencia.

General Information about the journey from Madrid to Valencia

Travelling from Spain's capital city, Madrid to the coastal town of Valencia is easily done by train, bus and plane. The quickest and most convenient method of travel is by high-speed train, which is able to complete the journey in 1.5 to 2 hours. The slowest method of travel is by bus which takes slightly over 4 hours.

Buses from Madrid to Valencia

Avanza operates a direct bus route between the two cities, seven days a week. 11 buses a day depart from Madrid's Mendez Alvaro Bus Station, starting in the early hours of the morning until late evening. They arrive at the Estacion de Autobuses, located on Valencia's Avenida Menendez Pidal, approximately 4 hours later.

Trains from Madrid to Valencia

The quickest way of making the journey by train is to choose one of RENFE's high-speed AVE services, which depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha Station 10 times a day. This direct journey usually takes just under 2 hours and finishes at the Valencia Joaquim Sorolla Station. The slower RENFE trains can take up to 4 hours and be more expensive. The same timetable operates seven days a week.

Flights from Madrid to Valencia

Iberia and Air Europa both have daily flights between these two cities. Together they offer 7 direct flights a day between Madrid Barajas Airport and Valencia Manises Airport, both conveniently located for the city centres. Flight time is around an hour, but passengers should allow a total journey time of about 3.5 hours to cover transfers and security checks.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Valencia
Travel to Valencia 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 Valencia.
FAQs
How do I go from Madrid to Valencia?

There are 3 ways to travel between Madrid and Valencia including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Valencia?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Valencia. Tickets for a coach cost on average £25.

This is compared to other travel options to Valencia:

A coach is generally £68 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £93 from Madrid to Valencia.

A coach is about £1 less than a train, which costs on average £25 for this route.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Valencia?

The fastest way from Madrid to Valencia is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Madrid and Valencia can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 15 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 1 h 42 min.

How far is Valencia from Madrid?

The Madrid to Valencia distance is approximately 187 miles (302 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Madrid to Valencia?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Valencia is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Valencia from Madrid as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Valencia?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Valencia Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Valencia, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Most travellers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.
Which travel operators can get me from Madrid to Valencia?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Valencia:

  • You can travel from Madrid to Valencia by flight with Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £93 with Air Europa from Madrid to Valencia.
  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Valencia with Avanza. Cheap tickets can be found for £25 with Avanza from Madrid to Valencia.
  • You can go to Valencia from Madrid by train with Renfe. You'll see cheap train tickets for £25 with Renfe from Madrid to Valencia on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Madrid to Valencia?
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Valencia? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Valencia usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Alicante or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Alicante or Sevilla from Valencia, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Madrid to Valencia online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Madrid and Valencia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £93 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing £25 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £25 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Valencia from Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.