There are 4 ways to get from Cuenca to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  57 min

  1. Ave / ...

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 9 min

  1. 104.2 miles

$10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Auto Res

$15 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 103.9 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cuenca and Madrid is 139 km. The road distance is 166 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cuenca to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Madrid is to train which takes 57 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cuenca Fernando Zobel and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cuenca and arriving at Madrid. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

The train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

What companies run services between Cuenca, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Cuenca to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 57 min. Spanish Railways (RENFE) also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Cuenca to Madrid every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cuenca to Madrid Puerta del Sol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cuenca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.es

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