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There are 7 ways to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Valencia  •  2 h 21 min

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

$37 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus Avanza Grupo  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Madrid Auto Res

$30 - $44

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Train to Alicante, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Madrid (MAD) ALC - MAD

$62 - $227

Train, line 203 bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  2. Take the line 203 bus from Atocha Renfe to Aeropuerto T4 203

$57 - $78

Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Chamartin A

$48 - $63

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  8 h 12 min

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

$37 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) 225.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Aeropuerto T4 via Méndez Álvaro - Terminal and Cibeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Madrid Airport via Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 297 km. The road distance is 361.3 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to train and line 203 bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 30€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 185.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

Iberia and Air Europa fly from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Alicante to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

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Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 361 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Valencia to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3649+ hotels available in Madrid Airport (MAD). Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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