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from Valencia to Madrid

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

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To get from Valencia to Madrid on 27 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Valencia4h05 11:35Madrid
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£261One-way
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14:50Valencia-Estacio Del Nord7h35 22:25Madrid Atocha Cercanias
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£251One-way
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16:00Valencia4h15 20:15Madrid
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£261One-way
14:30Valencia4h30 19:00Madrid
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£261One-way
20:15Valencia Joaquín Sorolla2h22 22:37Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£421One-way

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Fri
27 May
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£82Air Europa
Sat
28 May
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£26Avanza
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Sun
29 May
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£82Air Europa
Mon
30 May
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£58Air Europa
Tue
31 May
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£58Air Europa
Wed
1 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£45Air Europa
Thu
2 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£39Air Nostrum
Fri
3 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£58Air Europa
Sat
4 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£45Air Europa
Sun
5 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£45Air Europa
Mon
6 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£39Air Nostrum
Tue
7 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£44Air Europa
Wed
8 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£45Air Europa
Thu
9 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£20Air Nostrum
Fri
10 Jun
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£26Avanza
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Sat
11 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£20Air Europa
Sun
12 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£58Air Europa
Mon
13 Jun
£25Renfe
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Tue
14 Jun
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£26Avanza
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Wed
15 Jun
£25Renfe
£26Avanza
£58Air Europa

Travel Information from Valencia to Madrid

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £61 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanza, 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.

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

What are my travel options from Valencia to Madrid?

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

How do I get from Valencia to Madrid the cheapest way?

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.

What is the fastest way to get to Madrid from Valencia?

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.

How far is it from Valencia to Madrid?

The distance between Valencia and Madrid is around 187 miles (302 km).

How many services a day are there between Valencia and Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Valencia to Madrid is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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.

When going from Valencia to Madrid, where do I depart from Valencia and where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

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

Which travel companies can take 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 Avanza to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanza Valencia to Madrid tickets on Omio for £25.
  • 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 £61.
  • Travel with Renfe to go to Madrid by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Valencia to Madrid tickets on Omio for £25.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Valencia to Madrid?

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

How far in advance should I book my Valencia to Madrid ticket online to get the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £25 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £61 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £25 one way for this trip.

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.