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There are 4 ways to get from Chamartín to Salamanca by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Alv

€17 - €22

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Salamanca N795

€16 - €20

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca Auto Res Express

€15 - €25

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Chamartín to Salamanca 214.8 km

€20 - €30

Chamartín to Salamanca by train

The train journey time between Chamartín and Salamanca is around 1h 41m and covers a distance of around 228 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 41m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Chamartín to Salamanca train service departs from Madrid-Chamartin and arrives in Salamanca. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 41m
Fastest train time:
1h 41m
Train distance:
228 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:50
Last train departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chamartín to Salamanca train schedules

Chamartín → Salamanca
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Salamanca is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Salamanca is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamartín to Salamanca is to night bus which costs €15 - €20 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamartín to Salamanca is to train which costs €17 - €22 and takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Moncloa and arriving at Salamanca. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Chamartin and arriving at Salamanca. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Chamartín and Salamanca is 177 km. The road distance is 214.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chamartín to Salamanca without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs €17 - €22.

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The train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca takes 1h 41m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Chamartín to Salamanca bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid Moncloa station.

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Chamartín to Salamanca train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Chamartín to Salamanca is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs €17 - €22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €25 and takes 2h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Chamartín to Salamanca.
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  • Distance: 176.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Chamartín, Spain and Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca twice daily. Tickets cost €17 - €22 and the journey takes 1h 41m. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca 3 times a day. Tickets cost €15 - €24 and the journey takes 2h 20m. ALSA also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
€24
Auto Res Normal
€18
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
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
Night bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Chamartín to Salamanca bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Salamanca station.

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Chamartín to Salamanca train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Salamanca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamartín to Salamanca is 215 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Chamartín to Salamanca.

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