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How to travel from Madrid to Salerno by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Madrid to Salerno? Look no further.

There are around 1 train per day running between Madrid and Salerno, which usually take 35 hours 13 minutes to complete the 968 miles (1559 km) journey. It can take as little as 35 hours 13 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Salerno from Madrid, you'll just need to make 6 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Madrid to Salerno if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €282.70. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Madrid to Salerno by train

It takes an average of 35h 13m to travel from Madrid to Salerno by train, over a distance of around 968 miles (1559 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Madrid to Salerno and tickets for this journey start from €282.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 35h 13m
PriceFrom €282.70
Distance968 miles (1559 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train19:00
Last train19:00
Departure stationMadrid
Arrival stationSalerno
Changes6 changes

Madrid to Salerno train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid to Salerno for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
18:00 05:13 35h 13m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Salerno

The price of train tickets from Madrid to Salerno starts at €282.70 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Madrid to Salerno 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Madrid to Salerno? 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 Madrid to Salerno take?

The average journey time by train between Madrid and Salerno is 35 hours and 13 minutes, with around 1 train 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 Madrid and Salerno by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Madrid to Salerno is 35 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Madrid to Salerno cost?

Train ticket prices from Madrid to Salerno can start from as little as €282.70 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 Madrid to Salerno?

No, there are no direct train services from Madrid to Salerno. Travelling from Madrid to Salerno by train will require a minimum of 6 changes.

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

The first train from Madrid to Salerno leaves at 19:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Madrid to Salerno leaves at 19:00. 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 Madrid and Salerno by train?

Trains travelling from Madrid to Salerno cover a distance of around 968 miles (1559 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salerno to Madrid.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Salerno for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. 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 03/19/2020 for travel on 03/19/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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