Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Ave

$55 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 14 min

  1. 222.6 miles

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. 047

$36 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. 222 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. VLC - MAD

$39 - $237

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Valencia to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, Autocares Grupo Samar operates a bus from Valencia to Madrid twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Valence to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

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

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

The quickest way to get from Valencia to Madrid is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

The train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 1 h 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.