You can get from Madrid to Valencia by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||187 miles (302 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||€28 - €105|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €28 • 4 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €105 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Air Europa, Avanza or Renfe|
Travel 187 miles (302 km) by flight, coach or train to Valencia from 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 €28. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air Europa, Avanza or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Valencia.
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Travelling from Spain's capital city, Madrid to the coastal town of Valencia is easily done by train, bus and plane. The quickest and most convenient method of travel is by high-speed train, which is able to complete the journey in 1.5 to 2 hours. The slowest method of travel is by bus which takes slightly over 4 hours.
Avanza operates a direct bus route between the two cities, seven days a week. 11 buses a day depart from Madrid's Mendez Alvaro Bus Station, starting in the early hours of the morning until late evening. They arrive at the Estacion de Autobuses, located on Valencia's Avenida Menendez Pidal, approximately 4 hours later.
The quickest way of making the journey by train is to choose one of RENFE's high-speed AVE services, which depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha Station 10 times a day. This direct journey usually takes just under 2 hours and finishes at the Valencia Joaquim Sorolla Station. The slower RENFE trains can take up to 4 hours and be more expensive. The same timetable operates seven days a week.
Iberia and Air Europa both have daily flights between these two cities. Together they offer 7 direct flights a day between Madrid Barajas Airport and Valencia Manises Airport, both conveniently located for the city centres. Flight time is around an hour, but passengers should allow a total journey time of about 3.5 hours to cover transfers and security checks.
There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Valencia: flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Valencia, which costs on average €28.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Valencia:
A coach is generally €76 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average €105 from Madrid to Valencia.
A coach is €1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Madrid to Valencia costing on average €28.
The fastest way to get to Valencia from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Valencia that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Valencia by coach can take on average 4 h 15 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 42 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) from Madrid to Valencia.
The average frequency per day from Madrid to Valencia is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Madrid to Valencia as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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