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Taking the train from Sarria to Madrid in 5 hours 18 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Sarria to Madrid? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 5 hours 18 minutes to travel the 252 miles (406 km) from Sarria to Madrid by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 18 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 1 train per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. This route is served by Renfe, Spain's main rail operator. You're likely to travel on one of their high-speed trains – AVE, Avlo, Avant, Alvia or AV-City – or a regional Media Distancia, Regional or Express Regional train during your journey.

Train tickets from Sarria to Madrid start from €17.30 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Madrid? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Sarria to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 5h 18m to travel from Sarria to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 252 miles (406 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Sarria to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from €17.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 18m
PriceFrom €17.30
Distance252 miles (406 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train11:15
Last train11:15
Departure stationSarria
Arrival stationMadrid
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe

Sarria to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Sarria to Madrid for Tuesday 14th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:15 15:33 5h 18m, direct

Renfe and Alvia trains from Sarria to Madrid

You can travel from Sarria to Madrid on Renfe and Alvia 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 operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h) on international lines and 125 mph (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.

Cheap train tickets from Sarria to Madrid

The price of train tickets from Sarria to Madrid starts at €17.30 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 Sarria 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 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 Sarria 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 Sarria to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between Sarria and Madrid is 5 hours and 18 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 Sarria and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Sarria to Madrid is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Sarria to Madrid cost?

Train ticket prices from Sarria to Madrid can start from as little as €17.30 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 Sarria to Madrid?

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

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

The first train from Sarria to Madrid leaves at 11:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Sarria to Madrid leaves at 11:15. 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 Sarria and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Sarria to Madrid cover a distance of around 252 miles (406 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Sarria.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Sarria to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/14/2021. 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 12/01/2021 for travel on 12/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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