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There are 4 ways to get from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Alv

17€ - 22€

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Salamanca to Madrid Barajas Airport N795

14€ - 17€

2 alternative options

Bus, line 16 bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Madrid-Moncloa Auto Res
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Moncloa to Pío XII - La Paloma 16

18€ - 25€

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station 215.3 km

20€ - 30€

Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station by trains

The train journey time between Salamanca and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 1h 40m and covers a distance of around 228 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 40m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station train service departs from Salamanca and arrives in Madrid-Chamartin. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 40m
Fastest train time:
1h 40m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
17€
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
18:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station train schedules

Salamanca → Madrid Chamartín Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station is to night bus which costs 14€ - 17€ and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Pío XII - La Paloma via Moncloa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salamanca and arriving at Madrid-Chamartin. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Salamanca and Madrid Chamartín Station is 176 km. The road distance is 215.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs 17€ - 22€.

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The train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin takes 1h 40m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Salamanca station.

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Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Salamanca station.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs 17€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 16 bus, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 3h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 175.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin once daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 22€ and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station via Madrid-Moncloa, Moncloa, and Pío XII - La Paloma in around 3h 21m.

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 Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salamanca to Madrid Barajas Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Pío XII - La Paloma station.

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Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station is 215 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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