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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ávila

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Ávila

Madrid to Ávila by train

The train journey time between Madrid and Ávila is around 1h 28m and covers a distance of around 121 km. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid to Ávila train service departs from Madrid-Principe Pio and arrives in Avila. Typically 87 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

87 Weekly Trains
1h 28m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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Madrid → Ávila
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ávila is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ávila is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ávila is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to rideshare which costs €6 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to drive which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Ávila. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Principe Pio and arriving at Avila. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Madrid and Ávila is 88 km. The road distance is 109.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ávila without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €11 - €15.

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The train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila takes 1h 28m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Madrid to Ávila bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Ávila train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Principe Pio station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €11 - €15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €12 and takes 1h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Ávila.
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  • Distance: 88.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 28m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila every 2 hours. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 28m. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Ávila twice daily. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 1h 34m.

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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6
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Madrid to Ávila bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Ávila station.

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Madrid to Ávila train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Avila station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Ávila is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Madrid to Ávila.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Ávila. Prices start at €100 per night.

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

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