If you want to travel from Madrid to Aranjuez by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Madrid to Aranjuez by train to take around 38 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 34 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 8 trains per day running on this route, which spans 43 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Aranjuez. Renfe is the main rail company operating on this route. Having the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, Renfe will make your train travel experience in Spain an enjoyable one.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Madrid to Aranjuez start from $6.07 when you book in advance.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
It takes an average of 38m to travel from Madrid to Aranjuez by train, over a distance of around 27 miles (43 km). There are normally 8 trains per day traveling from Madrid to Aranjuez and tickets for this journey start from $6.07 when you book in advance.
27 miles (43 km)
8 trains per day
Direct trains available
|Train and bus operators|
Grupo Samar, Renfe
Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.
Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that run on medium-distance routes not covered by Avant high-speed trains. Most Media Distancia trains have one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.
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 to Aranjuez by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
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The average journey time by train between Madrid and Aranjuez is 38 minutes, with around 8 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Madrid to Aranjuez is 34 minutes.
Train tickets from Madrid to Aranjuez can start from as little as $6.07 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Aranjuez without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Madrid to Aranjuez each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Madrid to Aranjuez leaves at 07:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Madrid to Aranjuez leaves at 21:26. 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.
Trains travelling from Madrid to Aranjuez cover a distance of around 27 miles (43 km) during the journey.