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There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Ávila Cathedral 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  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila 18903 / ...

€11 - €15

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎ 108.5 km

€6

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ávila Ruta por Avila

€9 - €12

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Ávila Cathedral 109.7 km

€10 - €16

Madrid to Ávila Cathedral by train and walk

The journey time between Madrid and Ávila Cathedral is around 1h 34m and covers a distance of around 122 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 26m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Madrid to Ávila Cathedral service departs from Madrid-Principe Pio and arrives in Ávila Cathedral. Typically 73 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 34m
Fastest journey time:
1h 26m
Journey distance:
122 km
Services per week:
73
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:43
Last service departs at:
20:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid to Ávila Cathedral train and walk schedules

Madrid → Ávila Cathedral
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ávila Cathedral is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Ávila Cathedral is 1.5 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Ávila Cathedral is to rideshare, which costs €6 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Ávila Cathedral is to drive which costs €10 - €16 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 three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Ávila Cathedral without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs €11 - €15.

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

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

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Madrid to Ávila Cathedral 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 Cathedral is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs €11 - €15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €12 and takes 1h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Ávila Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 88.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Ávila Cathedral, 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 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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Avila
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Ávila‎
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6
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blablacar.es

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Madrid to Ávila Cathedral bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Ávila station.

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

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

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There are 67+ hotels available in Ávila Cathedral. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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