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Cuenca to Ciudad Real by train

It takes an average of 9h 07m to travel from Cuenca to Ciudad Real by train, over a distance of around 121 miles (194 km). There are normally 2 trains per day travelling from Cuenca to Ciudad Real and tickets for this journey start from €14.95 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 53m
Price€14.95 - €53.35
Distance121 miles (194 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
Departure stationCuenca
Arrival stationCiudad Real
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsRenfe

Cuenca to Ciudad Real train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cuenca to Ciudad Real for Tuesday 24th Nov 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
10:45 Cuenca Estación16:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18161 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 1 change
19:17 Cuenca Estación07:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18165 Renfe Get tickets12h 21m, 1 change
10:45 Cuenca Estación16:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18161 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 1 change
19:17 Cuenca Estación07:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18165 Renfe Get tickets12h 21m, 1 change
10:45 Cuenca Estación16:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18161 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 1 change
19:17 Cuenca Estación07:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18165 Renfe Get tickets12h 21m, 1 change
10:45 Cuenca Estación16:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18161 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 1 change
19:17 Cuenca Estación08:20 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18165 Renfe Get tickets13h 03m, 2 changes
19:17 Cuenca Estación09:50 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18165 Renfe Get tickets14h 33m, 1 change
10:45 Cuenca Estación16:38 Ciudad RealRegional Exprés 18161 Renfe Get tickets5h 53m, 1 change

Renfe and AVE trains from Cuenca to Ciudad Real

You can travel from Cuenca to Ciudad Real on Renfe and AVE 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).

AVE is Renfe's flagship high-speed service, with trains capable of reaching up to 193 mph (310 km/h). It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks.

Cheap train tickets from Cuenca to Ciudad Real

Train tickets from Cuenca to Ciudad Real start at €14.95 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 €43.86.
lowest price found
from14.95
on the day
avg. single price43.86

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 Cuenca to Ciudad Real 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 Cuenca to Ciudad Real? 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 Cuenca to Ciudad Real take?

The average journey time by train between Cuenca and Ciudad Real is 9 hours and 7 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 Cuenca and Ciudad Real by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real is 5 hours and 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real cost?

Train ticket prices from Cuenca to Ciudad Real can start from as little as €14.95 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real?

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

What time does the first train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real leave?

The first train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real leaves at 10:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real leave?

The last train from Cuenca to Ciudad Real leaves at 19:17. 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 Cuenca and Ciudad Real by train?

Trains travelling from Cuenca to Ciudad Real cover a distance of around 121 miles (194 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ciudad Real to Cuenca.
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 Cuenca to Ciudad Real for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/11/2020. 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 15/11/2020 for travel on 15/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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