You can get from Valencia to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
To get from Valencia to Madrid on 22 Oct 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||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£25 - £35|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £25 • 4 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £35 • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air 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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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.
You can travel to Madrid from Valencia 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) from Valencia to Madrid.
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 flight, coach 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:
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:
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:
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.
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