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Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 27h 33m to travel from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 722 miles (1162 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from €223.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 23h 51m
Price€223.20 - €254
Distance722 miles (1162 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationMilan Malpensa Airport
Arrival stationMadrid
Changes4 changes
Train and bus operatorsALSA, Autostradale, Renfe, Renfe-SNCF, SNCF, Terravision, Thello, Trenitalia, Trenord

Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid for mardi 26 janv. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:43 17:12 30h 29m, 7 changes
11:43 17:12 29h 29m, 8 changes
12:26 17:12 28h 46m, 9 changes
13:43 19:12 29h 29m, 7 changes
18:19 19:55 25h 36m, 6 changes
18:43 19:55 25h 12m, 6 changes
23:26 23:17 23h 51m, 4 changes

Trenitalia, Thello, Renfe and Renfe-SNCF trains from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid

You can travel from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid on Trenitalia, Thello, Renfe and Renfe-SNCF 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.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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Thello, part of the Trenitalia Group, is an international railway service that connects France and Italy. Thello trains provide direct connections between Paris and Venice via Dijon, and Marseille and Milan via Nice. Trains between Paris and Venice are night/sleeper trains with three service levels. Choose either Standard shared berth compartments (4-6 berth), a standard bed cabin (1-3 people) which includes a welcome drink, breakfast, bed furnishings and a toiletry set, or treat yourself to a premium cabin (1-2 people) which feature a private bathroom with sink, shower and WC. Trains between Marseille and Milan offer Standard Class seating, as well as First Class, which has wider reclining seats for extra comfort.

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-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid

Train tickets from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid start at €223.20 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 Milan Malpensa Airport 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 Milan Malpensa Airport 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 Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Malpensa Airport and Madrid is 27 hours and 33 minutes, with around 7 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 Milan Malpensa Airport and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid is 23 hours and 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid cost?

Train ticket prices from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid can start from as little as €223.20 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 Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid?

No, there are no direct train services from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid. Travelling from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid leave?

The first train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid leaves at 10:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid leave?

The last train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid leaves at 23:26. 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 Milan Malpensa Airport and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid cover a distance of around 722 miles (1162 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Milan Malpensa Airport.
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 Milan Malpensa Airport to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/01/2021. 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 02/05/2019 for travel on 04/06/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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