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How to travel from Madrid to Poznań by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Madrid to Poznań? Look no further.

You'll usually find 5 trains per day running between Madrid and Poznań, which usually take 31 hours 2 minutes to complete the 2054 km journey. It can take as little as 29 hours 32 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Poznań from Madrid, you'll just need to make 4 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Madrid to Poznań if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $341.85. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Madrid to Poznań by train

It takes an average of 31h 2m to travel from Madrid to Poznań by train, over a distance of around 1277 miles (2054 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Madrid to Poznań and tickets for this journey start from $341.85 when you book in advance.

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Last train


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Arrival station


Journey time

29h 32m


2054 miles (1277 km)


5 trains per day


4 changes


From $341.85

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Madrid to Poznań train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid to Poznań for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:00 11:32 29h 32m, 4 changes
09:30 15:32 30h 2m, 9 changes
09:30 17:32 32h 2m, 5 changes
11:30 19:32 32h 2m, 7 changes
12:00 19:32 31h 32m, 8 changes

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Poznań

The price of train tickets from Madrid to Poznań starts at $341.85 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 Poznań 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 Poznań

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

The average journey time by train between Madrid and Poznań is 31 hours and 2 minutes, with around 5 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 Poznań by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Madrid to Poznań is 29 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Madrid to Poznań cost?

Train tickets from Madrid to Poznań can start from as little as $341.85 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 Poznań?

No, there are no direct train services from Madrid to Poznań. Travelling from Madrid to Poznań by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

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

The first train from Madrid to Poznań leaves at 07:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Madrid to Poznań leaves at 13:00. 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 Poznań by train?

Trains travelling from Madrid to Poznań cover a distance of around 1277 miles (2054 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Poznań to Madrid.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Poznań 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 11/12/2018 for travel on 11/12/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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