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Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca by train

It takes an average of 5h 15m to travel from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca by train, over a distance of around 109 miles (175 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca and tickets for this journey start from $18 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 41m
PriceFrom $18
Distance109 miles (175 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
First train06:52
Last train20:53
Departure stationMadrid Chamartín
Arrival stationSalamanca
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsAvanza, Renfe

Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca for martes may. 18º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:52 Madrid Chamartín10:46 SalamancaAlvia/Avant 8079 Renfe Get tickets2h 54m, 1 change
09:57 Madrid Chamartín13:53 SalamancaRegional Exprés 17151 Renfe Get tickets3h 56m, 1 change
11:16 Madrid Chamartín16:14 SalamancaRegional Exprés 17127 Renfe Get tickets4h 58m, 1 change
15:28 Madrid Chamartín17:55 SalamancaAlvia/Avant 4111 Renfe Get tickets2h 27m, 1 change
17:00 Madrid Chamartín20:22 SalamancaAlvia/Avant 8179 Renfe Get tickets3h 22m, 1 change
18:15 Madrid Chamartín22:17 SalamancaRegional Exprés 17135 Renfe Get tickets4h 2m, 1 change
20:40 Madrid Chamartín22:21 SalamancaAlvia/Avant 4909 Renfe Get tickets1h 41m, direct
21:53 Madrid Chamartín09:11 SalamancaRegional Exprés 17113 Renfe Get tickets11h 18m, 2 changes
21:53 Madrid Chamartín10:36 SalamancaRegional Exprés 17113 Renfe Get tickets12h 43m, 1 change
07:52 Madrid Chamartín10:46 SalamancaAlvia/Avant 8079 Renfe Get tickets2h 54m, 1 change

Renfe and Alvia trains from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca

You can travel from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca on Renfe and Alvia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h) on international lines and 125 mph (200 km/h) on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

Cheap train tickets from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca

The price of train tickets from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca starts at $18 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 Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca 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 Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca

Want to know more about your journey from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca? 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 Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca take?

The average journey time by train between Madrid Chamartín and Salamanca is 5 hours and 15 minutes, with around 9 trains 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 Madrid Chamartín and Salamanca by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca cost?

Train tickets from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca can start from as little as $18 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 Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca?

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

What time does the first train from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca leave?

The first train from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca leaves at 06:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca leave?

The last train from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca leaves at 20:53. 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 Madrid Chamartín and Salamanca by train?

Trains travelling from Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca cover a distance of around 109 miles (175 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salamanca to Madrid Chamartín.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid Chamartín to Salamanca for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 05/30/2021 for travel on 05/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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