Madrid to Valencia train

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jul 03

Cheapest

70

Average

115

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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02:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h09 05:04PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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701One-way
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1031One-way
09:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 11:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1131One-way
05:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 07:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1131One-way
09:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h45 11:25AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1231One-way

Train schedule from Madrid to Valencia

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08:45AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 10:38AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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09:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h45 11:25AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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02:55PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h09 05:04PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 06:52PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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05:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 07:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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07:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h49 09:29PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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09:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h53 11:03PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Valencia

Showing times and prices for Jul 03

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

1 h 49 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

302 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Madrid for Valencia every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h40 07:20PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1131One-way
2nd Fastest
05:10PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 06:52PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1431One-way
2nd Fastest
03:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h42 05:22PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1031One-way
09:40AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h45 11:25AMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1231One-way
07:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha1h49 09:29PMValencia Joaquín Sorolla
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1341One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price€34 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe Intercity

Trains from Madrid to Valencia cover the 187 miles (302 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe Intercity. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €34, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €28. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

Train providers: Renfe and AVE trains Madrid to Valencia

You can travel by train from Madrid to Valencia with Renfe and AVE for as low as €28. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Valencia trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

  • Average Price: €28

Travel 187 miles (302 km) between Madrid and Valencia comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railway operator, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train timetables and the best deals for the Madrid to Valencia trip so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the trip, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets from Madrid to Valencia. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.

AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of timetables throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WC, WiFi and entertainment on board.

Madrid to Valencia train information with AVE:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 47 min
  • AVE frequency: 10 a day

Trains from Madrid to Valencia: Overview

It's easy to take the train from Madrid to Valencia using the excellent Spanish rail system. All services between the two cities are operated by Renfe, the publicly owned national rail service, so booking is simple. There are plenty of trains from Madrid to Valencia every day, starting early in the morning at 06:45 a.m. and finishing late. The Madrid to Valencia train journey is a quick one, at between 1 hour 40 and 2 hours in duration. At weekends, Renfe run fewer trains, with a later start and earlier finish to their daily schedule, so check ahead to avoid being caught out.

Trains from Madrid to Valencia: Departing

The quickest trains from Madrid to Valencia all depart from Madrid's Atocha station, although you can connect to the mainline from suburban stations as well. So if you are staying in areas like Chamartin near the Bernabeu Stadium, you can easily reach Valencia. There is also a direct rail connection between Madrid Barajas Airport and Atocha, while the Metro connects the station to every corner of Madrid as well. The Metro also runs until 01:30 a.m, so you should be able to reach any later departures.

Trains from Madrid to Valencia: Arriving

Trains from Madrid to Valencia arrive at the city's main station: Joaquin Sorolla, which is located just to the south of the city centre, close to the major attractions. Stroll into town or take the Metro from nearby Jesus station. When you get into town, Valencia is a relaxed, youthful city with world-class attractions like the City of Arts and Sciences, some ancient sights to explore and the added attraction of the sun-drenched Costa Blanca on its doorstep. It's one of Europe's rising city break destinations and you can easily reach it with trains from Madrid to Valencia.

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Valencia

Travel by train to Valencia easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Valencia.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Valencia from Madrid for as low as €28  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Madrid and Valencia is €34  one way.
The train distance from Madrid to Valencia is around 187 miles (302 km).
The Madrid to Valencia train duration is on average 1 h 53 min, which is to be expected when travelling 187 miles (302 km) from Madrid to Valencia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Valencia you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Valencia Joaquín Sorolla and Valencia-Estacio Del Nord.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid.

The most popular arrival train station, Valencia Joaquín Sorolla, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Valencia.

If you're looking for trains from Madrid to Valencia, you can rely on Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe Intercity to get you to Valencia. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Madrid to Valencia route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 13 direct trains between Madrid and Valencia per day with Renfe or Renfe AVE  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Valencia is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Madrid to Valencia, the first train leaves at 05: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Madrid to Valencia, the last train of the day leaves at 19: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from Madrid to Valencia times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy Madrid to Valencia train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average €34. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Valencia from Madrid. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Valencia
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your journey to Valencia.
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Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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