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Madrid to Valencia by train
Fastest journey1hr 40m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time1hr 56m
Travelling from Madrid to Valencia by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Valencia take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 303 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Valencia.
1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Valencia?
Direct trains from Madrid to Valencia have been found.
We usually find around 22 direct trains on the route from Madrid to Valencia every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Valencia?
The Madrid to Valencia train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Madrid to Valencia train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Valencia is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 06:45 and the last train is around 21:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 08:40, and the last at 21:10.
What's the Madrid to Valencia train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Valencia are $14.87.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $23 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $32. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Madrid to Valencia train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Valencia by train.
Which train companies operate between Madrid and Valencia?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Valencia, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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The opening in 2010 of a new high-speed rail route between the two cities dramatically reduced the journey time from Madrid to Valencia.
The old line between Madrid and Valencia remains open and you can still book that route here on Loco2 by specifying Valencia Sant Isidre as your arrival station. It is a famously scenic journey but takes around 6 hrs.
Madrid to Valencia
Take a direct high-speed train from Madrid to Valencia. There are more than a dozen trains each day, mostly AVE services, but also an occasional Alvia or Intercity train. Trains leave Madrid from Atocha station and arrive in Valencia at Joaquín Sorolla station. Most services are non-stop, but some trains make one or two stops along the way.
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