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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC)

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla

Line 203 bus, train

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Aeropuerto T4 to Estación De Atocha
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Valencia

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia is to train which costs €26 - €35 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia is to fly which costs €22 - €130 and takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Valencia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Valencia is 297 km. The road distance is 361.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs €26 - €35.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia is to fly which takes 1h 25m and costs €22 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 3h 37m, you could also bus, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 296.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Valencia, Spain?

Air Europa and Iberia fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia 5 times a day. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla once daily. Tickets cost €26 - €35 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €170
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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Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€40 - €55
Promo+
€45 - €49
Flexible
€60 - €80
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Valencia station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia is 361 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Valencia.

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

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