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Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 04m
Trains per day10
Fare range€12.00 - €139.00
Distance175km
Train operatorsavanza_auto_res,
First & last trains
First train departs at08:55
Last train departs at22:04
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 36m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationSalamanca

Madrid to Salamanca train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid to Salamanca for Sunday 21st Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:55
10:31
Madrid
Salamanca
1h 36m
Direct
11:08
13:53
Madrid
Salamanca
2h 45m
Direct
12:05
15:48
Madrid
Salamanca
3h 43m
1 change
15:55
17:31
Madrid
Salamanca
1h 36m
Direct
17:30
20:18
Madrid
Salamanca
2h 48m
1 change

Renfe, Alvia, Trenhotel and Media Distancia trains from Madrid to Salamanca

You can travel from Madrid to Salamanca on Renfe, Alvia, Trenhotel and Media Distancia 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).

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h on international lines and 200 km/h on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

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The Trenhotel is Renfe's night train service, which serves national and international routes in Portugal. The trains offer three classes with different levels of comfort for the beds and seats – Turista (Second Class), Preferente (First Class) and Gran Confort or Gran Clase. There are six different Trenhotel routes – Galicia (Barcelona – Vigo), Rosalía de Castro (Barcelona – A Coruña), Rías Gallegas (Madrid – Pontevedra), Atlántico (Madrid – Ferrol), Lusitania (Madrid – Lisbon) and Surexpreso (Irun – Lisbon).

Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that operate medium-distance routes that are not operated by Avant high-speed trains. Most trains Media Distancia trains are one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Salamanca by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Salamanca is 3 hours and 4 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 36 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 13 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Salamanca. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Madrid to Salamanca?

The first train from Madrid to Salamanca departs at 08:55. The last train from Madrid to Salamanca departs at 22:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Madrid and Salamanca?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Salamanca without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Madrid to Salamanca. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salamanca to Madrid.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Salamanca for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/04/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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