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El Escorial to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 1h 7m to travel from El Escorial to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 25 miles (41 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from El Escorial to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from $40.10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 7m
PriceFrom $40.10
Distance25 miles (41 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train16:00
Last train16:00
Departure stationEl Escorial
Arrival stationMadrid
ChangesDirect trains available

El Escorial to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from El Escorial to Madrid for Tuesday Nov 2nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
15:00 16:07 1h 7m, direct

Cheap train tickets from El Escorial to Madrid

The price of train tickets from El Escorial to Madrid starts at $40.10 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from El Escorial to Madrid by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for El Escorial to Madrid

Want to know more about your journey from El Escorial to Madrid? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from El Escorial to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between El Escorial and Madrid is 1 hour and 7 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between El Escorial and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from El Escorial to Madrid is 1 hour and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from El Escorial to Madrid cost?

Train tickets from El Escorial to Madrid can start from as little as $40.10 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from El Escorial to Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from El Escorial to Madrid without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from El Escorial to Madrid each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from El Escorial to Madrid leave?

The first train from El Escorial to Madrid leaves at 16:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from El Escorial to Madrid leave?

The last train from El Escorial to Madrid leaves at 16:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between El Escorial and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from El Escorial to Madrid cover a distance of around 25 miles (41 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for El Escorial to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/20/2021 for travel on 08/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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