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There are 4 ways to get from León to Madrid Chamartín Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Leon to Madrid-Chamartin

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Madrid Moncloa

Drive

  1. Drive from León to Madrid Chamartín Station

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Oviedo
  2. Fly from Oviedo (OVD) to Madrid (MAD)

León to Madrid Chamartín Station by train

The train journey time between León and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 2h 7m and covers a distance of around 342 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Renfe AVE, the León to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Leon and arrives in Madrid-Chamartin. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
2h 7m
Fastest train time:
1h 57m
Train distance:
342 km
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:10
Last train departs at:
20:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

León to Madrid Chamartín Station train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from León to Madrid Chamartín Station is to bus which costs €28 - €40 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from León to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which costs €23 - €75 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from León to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Leon and arriving at Pío XII via Moncloa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leon and arriving at Madrid-Chamartin. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between León and Madrid Chamartín Station is 284 km. The road distance is 337.9 km.

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The best way to get from León to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs €23 - €75.

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The train from Leon to Madrid-Chamartin takes 2h 15m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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León to Madrid Chamartín Station bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Leon station.

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León to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Leon station.

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The best way to get from León to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs €23 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from León to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 284 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between León, Spain and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Leon to Madrid-Chamartin 4 times a day. Tickets cost €23 - €29 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Renfe AVE also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Leon to Madrid Moncloa every 4 hours. Tickets cost €26 - €40 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Oviedo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €230
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 Leon to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€35 - €45
Promo+
€40 - €44
Flexible
€55 - €75
Bus operators
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 Leon to Madrid Moncloa
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Oviedo Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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León to Madrid Chamartín Station bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Moncloa station.

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León to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between León to Madrid Chamartín Station is 338 km. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from León to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Iberia offers flights from Oviedo Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 1498+ hotels available in Madrid Chamartín Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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