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Travel Information between Madrid and Valencia

distanceDistance187 miles (302 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€28 - €105
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €28 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €105 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAir 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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General Information about the journey from Madrid to Valencia

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.

Buses from Madrid to Valencia

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.

Trains from Madrid to Valencia

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.

Flights from Madrid to Valencia

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.

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Travel from Madrid to Valencia
Travel 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
How do I travel between Madrid and Valencia?

There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Valencia: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Valencia?

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.

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

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.

How far is Valencia from Madrid?

You should expect to travel around 187 miles (302 km) from Madrid to Valencia.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Madrid to Valencia?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Valencia is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Madrid to Valencia?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Valencia Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Valencia, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Trains mostly leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and tend to arrive in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Valencia?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Valencia:

  • You can travel by plane from Madrid to Valencia with Air Europa, and you can find Air Europa Madrid to Valencia tickets for €105 on Omio.
  • You can go to Valencia from Madrid by coach with Avanza. You'll see cheap coach tickets for €28 with Avanza from Madrid to Valencia on Omio.
  • You can travel from Madrid to Valencia by train with Renfe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €28 with Renfe from Madrid to Valencia.
Where should I go next after I travel between Madrid and Valencia?
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Valencia? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Valencia usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Alicante or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Alicante or Sevilla from Valencia, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Madrid to Valencia ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Valencia, 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 plane ticket is €105 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average €28 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average €28 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Valencia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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Madrid
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Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
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