There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Ávila by train, bus, rideshare or car
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Train • 1h 28m
11€ - 15€
Rideshare • 1h 33m
2 alternative options
Bus • 1h 34m
9€ - 12€
Drive • 1h 13m
10€ - 16€
Madrid to Ávila by train
The train journey time between Madrid and Ávila is around 1h 34m and covers a distance of around 121 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid to Ávila train service departs from Madrid-Principe Pio and arrives in Avila. Typically 73 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Madrid to Ávila train schedules
Trains departing Monday, May 17, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to rideshare which costs 6€ and takes 1h 33m.
The quickest way to get from Madrid to Ávila is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1h 13m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Ávila. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Principe Pio and arriving at Avila. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.
The distance between Madrid and Ávila is 88 km. The road distance is 109.7 km.
The best way to get from Madrid to Ávila without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs 11€ - 15€.
The train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila takes 1h 28m including transfers and departs every three hours.
Madrid to Ávila bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid station.
Madrid to Ávila train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Principe Pio station.
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.
What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Ávila, Spain?
Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila every 3 hours. Tickets cost 11€ - 15€ and the journey takes 1h 28m. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Ávila once daily. Tickets cost 9€ - 12€ and the journey takes 1h 34m.
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.
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 28m
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- 11€ - 15€
- Renfe Viajeros
Bus from Madrid to Ávila
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 34m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- 9€ - 12€
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Madrid to Ávila bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Ávila station.
Madrid to Ávila train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Avila station.
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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