There are 8 ways to get from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Castellon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

29€ - 90€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid 418.4 km

20€

6 alternative options

Train via Valencia  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Castellon to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Eur / ...
  2. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

33€ - 108€

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Castellon to Madrid Auto Res

29€ - 40€

Bus, night bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Castellon to Valencia 530 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Valencia to Madrid, Madrid N794

25€ - 43€

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid 419.6 km

40€ - 65€

Train to Valencia, fly  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Castellon to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Madrid (MAD) VLC - MAD

32€ - 162€

Train to Alicante, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Castellon to Alicante-Termino
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Madrid (MAD) ALC - MAD

43€ - 486€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Spain

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Spain. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Spain.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Spain.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Spain due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/16/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Spain from 5/9/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/11/2020

International flights leaving Spain are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/26/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 5h 4m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid is to train which costs 29€ - 90€ and takes 2h 48m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castellon and arriving at Madrid. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castellon and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 48m.

More details

The distance between Castellón de la Plana and Madrid is 314 km. The road distance is 419.6 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs 29€ - 90€.

More details

The train from Castellon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha takes 2h 48m including transfers and departs four times a day.

More details

Castellón de la Plana to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Castellon station.

More details

Castellón de la Plana to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Castellon station.

More details

The best way to get from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs 29€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 5h 30m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 313.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Castellón de la Plana, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Castellon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 3 times a day. Tickets cost 45€ - 90€ and the journey takes 2h 48m. Renfe Viajeros also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Castellon to Madrid 3 times a day. Tickets cost 29€ - 40€ and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 210€
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 290€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 170€
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 170€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Castellon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
45€ - 65€
Promo+
53€ - 57€
Flexible
70€ - 90€
Train from Castellon to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 28€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
7€ - 10€
Promo+
12€ - 14€
Flexible
22€ - 28€
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
40€ - 55€
Promo+
45€ - 49€
Flexible
60€ - 80€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Castellon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Castellon to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Castellon to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Castellon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Castellón de la Plana to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Schedules at
hife.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Castellon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Castellon de la Plana, Castellon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Valencia to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
20€
Book at
blablacar.es

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

Search flights

Castellón de la Plana to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

More details

Castellón de la Plana to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Castellón de la Plana to Madrid is 420 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Castellón de la Plana to Madrid.

Get driving directions

Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Madrid Airport.

Search flights

Book your Castellón de la Plana to Madrid train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

Book your Castellón de la Plana to Madrid bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

Search and book

There are 4662+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Castellón de la Plana and Madrid. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar