You can get from Valencia to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
To get from Valencia to Madrid on 27 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||187 miles (302 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£25 - £61|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £25 • 4 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £61 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Avanza, Air Europa or Renfe|
Travel 187 miles (302 km) by coach, flight or train from Valencia to Madrid. 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 Avanza, Air Europa or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Valencia to Madrid.
The historic Mediterranean city of Valencia is around 300 kilometers from the Spanish capital Madrid. Flying is the quickest way to travel in Spain between these two cities, with a journey time of under an hour. High-speed AVE trains make the journey to Madrid in under 2 hours, while coaches take a little over 4 hours but offer overnight options.
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid. Coaches traveling from Valencia to Madrid depart from Valencia's Estación de Autocoaches and take a little over 4 hours to arrive at Madrid's Estacion Sur De Autocoaches. At least 10 coaches travel from Valencia to Madrid every day, with the first bus departing Valencia at 1:00 a.m. Avanza is the main bus company that travels from Valencia to Madrid.
Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid; however, when traveling to and from Valencia and Madrid's airports is taken into consideration taking a high-speed Renfe AVE train is actually the fastest way to travel. Both Iberia and Air Europa offer direct flights from Valencia to Madrid. Trains traveling from Valencia to Madrid depart from either Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla, San Isidre, or Estacio Del Nord train station and arrive at Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station after as little as 1:38 h of traveling. Renfe trains that aren't high-speed take significantly longer to travel from Valencia to Madrid.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Valencia to Madrid. The train journey from Valencia to Madrid is cheaper than taking a flight while also being faster when travel time to and from Valencia and Madrid's airports is taken into consideration. Alternatively, taking a high-speed AVE train is at least 2 hours faster than traveling from Valencia to Madrid by bus. High-speed Renfe trains usually depart from Valencia's Joaquín Sorolla train station and take as little as 1:38 h to arrive at Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station. Around 26 trains travel from Valencia to Madrid every day.
There are 3 ways to travel between Valencia and Madrid including taking a coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Valencia to Madrid is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £25 compared to other travel options to Madrid:
A coach journey is usually £36 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £61 for the same trip.
A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Valencia to Madrid costing on average £25.
The quickest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 5 min.
In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 1 h 47 min.
The distance between Valencia and Madrid is around 187 miles (302 km).
The average frequency per day from Valencia to Madrid is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Valencia and Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Valencia to Madrid:
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Before travelling from Valencia to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Valencia to Madrid 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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