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from Valencia to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Valencia to Madrid on 22 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Valencia4h05 11:35Madrid
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£251One-way
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07:30Valencia4h05 11:35Madrid
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£251One-way
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16:00Valencia4h15 20:15Madrid
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£251One-way
20:15Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 22:37Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£441One-way
18:00Valencia4h15 22:15Madrid
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£321One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£25Renfe
£32Avanza
£72Air Nostrum
Fri
22 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£106Air Europa
Sat
23 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£56Air Europa
Sun
24 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£103Air Europa
Mon
25 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£53Air Europa
Tue
26 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£49Air Europa
Wed
27 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£67Air Europa
Thu
28 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£66Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£53Air Europa
Sat
30 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£72Air Nostrum
Sun
31 Oct
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£66Air Europa
Mon
1 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£79Air Europa
Tue
2 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£44Air Europa
Wed
3 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£31Air Nostrum
Thu
4 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£31Air Nostrum
Fri
5 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£38Air Nostrum
Sat
6 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£44Air Europa
Sun
7 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£42Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£44Air Europa
Tue
9 Nov
£25Renfe
£25Avanza
£35Air Europa
Wed
10 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£25Avanza
£31Air Nostrum

Travel Information from Valencia to Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £35
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Avanza or Renfe

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 187 miles (302 km) between Valencia and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; 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 trip are Air Europa, Avanza or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Valencia to Madrid.

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How to Travel 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.

What is the best way to travel from Valencia to Madrid?

Cheapest way to travel from Valencia to Madrid

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.

Fastest way to travel 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.

Most popular way 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.

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FAQs
How do I go from Valencia to Madrid?

You can travel to Madrid from Valencia 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Valencia to Madrid?

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

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A coach is £10 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Valencia to Madrid costing on average £35.

A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £25 from Valencia to Madrid.

What is the fastest way from Valencia to Madrid?

The fastest way from Valencia to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options from Valencia to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 1 h 47 min.

What is the distance from Valencia to Madrid?

You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) from Valencia to Madrid.

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

The average frequency per day from Valencia to Madrid is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Valencia to Madrid:

  • Flights mostly leave from Valencia Airport and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Valencia at Valencia, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains from Valencia to Madrid most often leave from Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Who can get me from Valencia to Madrid?

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

  • Travel with Air Europa for flights to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Europa Valencia to Madrid tickets on Omio for £35.
  • Avanza can take you to Madrid by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Avanza from Valencia to Madrid for £25.
  • Renfe can get you to Madrid by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe from Valencia to Madrid for £25 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Madrid from Valencia?
Your journey from Valencia to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Sevilla or Málaga. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Sevilla or Málaga to your Valencia to Madrid trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Madrid from Valencia online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £35 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £25 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £25 one way on average.

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