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About the train journey from Madrid to Fromista

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The train from Madrid to Fromista usually takes 2 hours 29 minutes on average to travel 214 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 19 minutes. You can expect to find 2 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Madrid and Fromista, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Fromista. You'll be traveling on a Renfe service during your journey to Fromista, which is the main train operator in Spain. Offering modern comfortable and air-conditioned trains throughout the country, you'll get there feeling refreshed and ready to explore.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Madrid to Fromista in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $23.69.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Fromista, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Madrid to Fromista by train

It takes an average of 2h 29m to travel from Madrid to Fromista by train, over a distance of around 133 miles (214 km). There are normally 2 trains per day traveling from Madrid to Fromista and tickets for this journey start from $23.69 when you book in advance.

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Last train


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Journey time

2h 19m


214 miles (133 km)


2 trains per day


1 change


From $23.69

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Madrid to Fromista train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid to Fromista for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:43 10:02 2h 19m, 1 change
16:00 18:40 2h 40m, 1 change

Renfe and Alvia trains from Madrid to Fromista

You can travel from Madrid to Fromista 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 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 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 to Fromista

The price of train tickets from Madrid to Fromista starts at $23.69 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 to Fromista 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 to Fromista

Want to know more about your journey from Madrid to Fromista? 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 to Fromista take?

The average journey time by train between Madrid and Fromista is 2 hours and 29 minutes, with around 2 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 and Fromista by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Madrid to Fromista is 2 hours and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Madrid to Fromista cost?

Train tickets from Madrid to Fromista can start from as little as $23.69 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 to Fromista?

No, there are no direct train services from Madrid to Fromista. Travelling from Madrid to Fromista by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Madrid to Fromista leave?

The first train from Madrid to Fromista leaves at 08:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Madrid to Fromista leave?

The last train from Madrid to Fromista leaves at 17:00. 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 Madrid and Fromista by train?

Trains travelling from Madrid to Fromista cover a distance of around 133 miles (214 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Fromista to Madrid.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Fromista for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. 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 01/21/2023 for travel on 01/21/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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