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Salamanca to Madrid Atocha by train

It takes an average of 5h 38m to travel from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha by train, over a distance of around 110 miles (177 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha and tickets for this journey start from $39.28 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 25m
Price$39.28 - $82.98
Distance110 miles (177 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
Departure stationSalamanca
Arrival stationMadrid Atocha
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsavanza_auto_res

Salamanca to Madrid Atocha train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha for Tuesday Jul 28th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:25 08:50 2h 25m, direct
07:12 12:00 4h 48m, 1 change
07:32 15:13 7h 41m, 2 changes
09:41 15:50 6h 09m, 1 change
12:28 16:50 4h 22m, 1 change
15:55 19:31 3h 36m, 2 changes
15:55 19:35 3h 40m, 1 change
16:44 22:50 6h 06m, 1 change
19:58 07:54 11h 56m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha

Train tickets from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha start at $39.28 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $59.61.
lowest price found
from$39.28
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$59.84
on the day
avg. single price$59.61

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 Salamanca to Madrid Atocha 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Salamanca to Madrid Atocha

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

The average journey time by train between Salamanca and Madrid Atocha is 5 hours and 38 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 Salamanca and Madrid Atocha by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha is 2 hours and 25 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha can start from as little as $39.28 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 Salamanca to Madrid Atocha?

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

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

The first train from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha leaves at 06:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha leaves at 19:58. 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 Salamanca and Madrid Atocha by train?

Trains travelling from Salamanca to Madrid Atocha cover a distance of around 110 miles (177 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid Atocha to Salamanca.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salamanca to Madrid Atocha for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/28/2020. 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 07/23/2020 for travel on 04/13/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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