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Almería to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 10h 18m to travel from Almería to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 254 miles (408 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from Almería to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from €21.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 38m
Price€21.80 - €167.10
Distance254 miles (408 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
Departure stationAlmería
Arrival stationMadrid
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsbam,

Almería to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Almería to Madrid for Sunday 12th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:05 Almería13:43 Madrid - Atocha CercaníasTalgo 277 Renfe Get tickets6h 38m, direct
10:10 Almería16:55 Madrid AtochaMedia Distancia 13953 Renfe Get tickets6h 45m, 2 changes
17:17 Almería10:29 Madrid AtochaMedia Distancia 13957 Renfe Get tickets17h 12m, 1 change
07:05 Almería13:43 Madrid - Atocha CercaníasTalgo 277 Renfe Get tickets6h 38m, direct
10:10 Almería16:55 Madrid AtochaMedia Distancia 13953 Renfe Get tickets6h 45m, 2 changes
17:17 Almería10:29 Madrid AtochaMedia Distancia 13957 Renfe Get tickets17h 12m, 1 change
07:05 Almería13:43 Madrid - Atocha CercaníasTalgo 277 Renfe Get tickets6h 38m, direct
10:10 Almería16:55 Madrid AtochaMedia Distancia 13953 Renfe Get tickets6h 45m, 2 changes
17:17 Almería10:29 Madrid AtochaMedia Distancia 13957 Renfe Get tickets17h 12m, 1 change
07:05 Almería13:43 Madrid - Atocha CercaníasTalgo 277 Renfe Get tickets6h 38m, direct

Renfe trains from Almería to Madrid

You can travel from Almería to Madrid on Renfe 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 has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Almería to Madrid

Train tickets from Almería to Madrid start at €21.80 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 €71.35.
lowest price found
from21.80
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price33.90
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price53.18
on the day
avg. single price71.35

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 Almería 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Almería and Madrid is 10 hours and 18 minutes, with around 3 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 Almería and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Almería to Madrid is 6 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Almería to Madrid cost?

Train tickets from Almería to Madrid can start from as little as €21.80 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 Almería to Madrid?

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

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

The first train from Almería to Madrid leaves at 07:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

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

Trains travelling from Almería to Madrid cover a distance of around 254 miles (408 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Almería.
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 Almería to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2020. 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 06/07/2020 for travel on 29/01/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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