There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Valencia by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave / ...

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Valence 222.1 miles

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Alcalá de Henares to Valencia 047

$34 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Valencia 221.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  2 h 47 min

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

$38 - $237

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Valencia is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Valencia is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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The distance between Madrid and Valencia is 302 km. The road distance is 355 km.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla takes 1 h 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Valencia hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Autocares Grupo Samar operates a bus from Madrid to Valencia twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Valence
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Book at
blablacar.es

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