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Salou to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 5h 21m to travel from Salou to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 257 miles (414 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Salou to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from $104 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 58m
Price$104 - $144.44
Distance257 miles (414 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationSalou
Arrival stationMadrid
Changes1 change
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Salou to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salou to Madrid for Tuesday Jan 21st 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:57 10:55 3h 58m, 1 change
08:41 13:45 5h 04m, 1 change
09:24 14:20 4h 56m, 2 changes
10:04 15:10 5h 06m, 1 change
12:04 17:10 5h 06m, 1 change
12:18 17:55 5h 37m, 2 changes
14:28 18:55 4h 27m, 1 change
16:44 20:55 4h 11m, 1 change
17:40 22:55 5h 15m, 2 changes
18:11 23:10 4h 59m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Salou to Madrid

Train tickets from Salou to Madrid start at $104 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 .
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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 Salou to Madrid 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 Salou to Madrid

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

The average journey time by train between Salou and Madrid is 5 hours and 21 minutes, with around 11 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 Salou and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salou to Madrid is 3 hours and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Salou to Madrid cost?

Train tickets from Salou to Madrid can start from as little as $104 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 Salou to Madrid?

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

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

The first train from Salou to Madrid leaves at 06:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salou to Madrid leaves at 21:59. 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 Salou and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Salou to Madrid cover a distance of around 257 miles (414 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Salou.
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 Salou to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/21/2020. 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 01/02/2020 for travel on 01/26/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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