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Taking the train from Toledo to Madrid in 36 minutes

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

It usually takes around 36 minutes to travel the 36 miles (59 km) from Toledo to Madrid by train, although you can get there in as little as 36 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 15 trains 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 Toledo to Madrid start from £12.41 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.

Toledo to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 36m to travel from Toledo to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 36 miles (59 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Toledo to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from £12.41 when you book in advance.

First train

06:25

Last train

21:26

Departure station

Toledo

Arrival station

Madrid

Journey time

From 36m

Distance

36 miles (59 km)

Frequency

15 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £12.41

Train and bus operators

Renfe, ALSA, Grupo Samar

Toledo to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Toledo to Madrid for Tuesday 28th May 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:25 Toledo07:01 Madrid AtochaAlvia/Avant 8063 Get tickets36m, direct
06:50 Toledo07:26 Madrid AtochaAlvia/Avant 8273 Get tickets36m, direct
07:28 Toledo08:04 Madrid AtochaAlvia/Avant 8073 Get tickets36m, direct
07:55 Toledo08:31 Madrid AtochaAlvia/Avant 8283 Get tickets36m, direct
09:30 Toledo10:06 Madrid AtochaAlvia/Avant 8093 Get tickets36m, direct
10:28 Toledo11:04 Madrid AtochaAlvia/Avant 8103 Get tickets36m, direct

Renfe and Avant trains from Toledo to Madrid

You can travel from Toledo to Madrid on Renfe and Avant 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.

Able to reach speeds of at 155 mph (250 km/h), Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communities. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 125 miles (200 km). They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Avant classes from Toledo to Madrid

Compare the different travel classes offered by Avant when travelling from Toledo to Madrid.

Onboard services on Avant

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Toledo to Madrid.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

With Avant, you can take up to 3 pieces of luggage, as long as they do not exceed 290 cm and 25 kg in total. On Avant trains, pushchairs and instruments smaller than 30 x 120 x 38 cm are also considered hand luggage.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

If you’d like to stretch your legs, most Avant trains have a café carriage, and in case you’d prefer to stay in your seat, a mobile bar service.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Avant trains do not offer Wi-Fi, but you can watch the films or documentaries that are broadcast in each carriage.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children up to 3 years old travel for free as long as they don’t occupy a seat, but they will need a free child ticket. Children between 3 and 14 years old have a 40% discount on the general price.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You can take your bike or skateboard if it is folded, travels inside a cover and is less than 180 cm in total. If the dimensions exceed 180 cm, it will be considered special luggage and must travel with the pedals removed, the handlebars turned 90 degrees and dimensions less than 120 x 90 x 40 cm.

PetPetPets

Your pet can accompany you as long as it weighs less than 10 kg, travels with a pet ticket, doesn’t occupy a seat and is inside a carrier (max dimensions 60 x 35 x 35 cm). The ticket price is 25% of the standard ticket price, except in first class, which will be free.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Avant has an assistance service for people with reduced mobility or disabilities, to request it contact Avant directly.

Cheap train tickets from Toledo to Madrid

The price of train tickets from Toledo to Madrid starts at £12.41 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 Toledo 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 Toledo 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 Toledo to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between Toledo and Madrid is 36 minutes, with around 15 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 Toledo and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Toledo to Madrid is 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Toledo to Madrid cost?

Train ticket prices from Toledo to Madrid can start from as little as £12.41 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 Toledo to Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Toledo to Madrid without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Toledo 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 Toledo to Madrid leave?

The first train from Toledo to Madrid leaves at 06:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Toledo to Madrid leaves at 21:26. 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 Toledo and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Toledo to Madrid cover a distance of around 36 miles (59 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Toledo. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Toledo to Madrid.

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