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Madrid to Guadalajara by train

The journey from Madrid to Guadalajara by train is 31.99 mi and takes 0 hr 28 min. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:24 AM and the last at 8:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to Guadalajara by train for as little as $5.80 or as much as $55.68. The best price for this journey is $5.80.

Lowest Price$5.80
Journey Duration0 hr 28 min
Connection per Day11
Lowest Price$5.80
Highest Price$55.68
First Departure7:24 AM
Last Departure8:40 PM
Distance31.99 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalGuadalajara
CarriersAVE, AlviaMore

Madrid to Guadalajara Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Madrid to Guadalajara?

When you're traveling from Madrid to Guadalajara, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $24.43. You might be able to find prices as low as $5.80, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, a train ticket from Madrid to Guadalajara will cost you $24.43. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Guadalajara by train?

Traveling from Madrid to Guadalajara by train will usually take 0 hr 28 min. This journey covers a distance of 31.99 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 0 hr 28 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Madrid and Guadalajara is around 31.99 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 0 hr 28 min. However, the fastest routes between Madrid and Guadalajara take 0 hr 22 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Madrid to Guadalajara leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Madrid at 7:24 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 8:40 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Madrid and Guadalajara. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Madrid to Guadalajara leaves at 7:24 AM, while the last journey sets out at 8:40 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Madrid and Guadalajara. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations are used when traveling from Madrid to Guadalajara?

In Madrid, departure stations include Madrid Barajas Airport,Madrid Puente de la Cea,MADRID BARAJAS aeropuerto T1,MADRID (E),Madrid Chamartin,Madrid-Atocha,Madrid Méndez Alvaro,Madrid - Avenida de America. When you arrive in Guadalajara, you may be able to disembark at stations such as GUADALAJARA. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Madrid to Guadalajara?

The exact number of journeys from Madrid to Guadalajara can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 11 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Madrid to Guadalajara. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Madrid to Guadalajara varies, but in general, you can expect to find 11 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid to Guadalajara. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Guadalajara
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madrid to Guadalajara.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid to Guadalajara, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Madrid to Guadalajara.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Madrid - Guadalajara train tickets can be found for as low as $6.18 if you’re lucky, or $8.70 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $15.66.

Find the best day to travel to Guadalajara by train

When travelling to Guadalajara by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

AVE stands for "Alta Velocidad Española", which means "Spanish High Speed". AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company Renfe. With the AVE trains you can travel to many major cities in Spain, including routes to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, and Zaragoza.

Alvia, operated by Renfe, is a high-speed train service in Spain. With speeds of up to 250 km/h, Alvia trains, slightly slower than the 300 km/h maximum AVE trains reach, offer comfort and amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. They seamlessly connect regional stations to major cities, ensuring efficient travel. The three train models available are Class 120, Class 130, and Class 730.

Ticket types and facilities from Madrid to Guadalajara

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVE when traveling from Madrid to Guadalajara.

Básico

The Basico are the most affordable tickets, but they come with certain restrictions, such as no changes or refunds. They also typically have limited availability and must be purchased well in advance.
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Elige Estándar

The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Elige Estándar," provides travelers with the standard, regular seating arrangement known as the "Estándar seat." Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Elige Confort

If you go for "Elige Confort," you get the bigger and likely more comfortable XL Confort seat. The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Prémium

Renfe AVE's Premium tickets are the priciest but also the most flexible, limited to Confort class only. They allow free train changes and provide the benefit of boarding the next train for free in case you miss your scheduled one.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Travel in comfort as all AVE trains are air-conditioned.
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Stay connected at high speeds with PlayRenfe, AVE's complimentary WiFi service, ensuring you remain online even at 300 km/h.
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The Silent Carriage is available exclusively for standard seats on AVE trains, excluding the AVE International route between Spain and France, as well as Euromed trains. Due to its popularity, early ticket purchase is advised.
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Every AVE seat is fitted with power sockets and at-seat radios for your convenience.
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AVE provides a complimentary care and assistance service for individuals with limited mobility. To utilize this service, please reach out to AVE directly.
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On AVE trains, you're welcome to bring along 3 bags, each not surpassing 85 x 55 x 35 cm and 25 kg (55 lbs) in weight. Moreover, instruments are considered hand luggage if they're within 30 x 120 x 38 cm and safely tucked in a case.
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Visit the onboard AVE bar carriage for a treat or wait for the food trolley that travels through the train. Prémium Ticket holders can enjoy in-seat dining featuring Chef Ramón Freixa's expertise. Please ensure you request special menus, from vegetarian to Halal, at least 12 hours before departure to enjoy a tailored meal experience.
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You can bring along your bike or scooter, just make sure it's folded and snug in a case. Don't forget to remove the pedals and give those handlebars a 90-degree turn. If your case's total dimensions are under 180cm, it counts as hand luggage. Anything larger falls into the special luggage category but keep it within 120 x 90 x 40 cm.
Services on board AVE from Madrid to Guadalajara
Compare services on board when travelling from Madrid to Guadalajara by train.
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Madrid to Guadalajara CO2 Emissions by Train

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3.6kg
Bus
3.86kg
Flight
10.3kg
Car
8.24kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Madrid to Guadalajara by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Madrid and Guadalajara are 3.6kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Madrid and Guadalajara? By taking the train between Madrid and Guadalajara you will save 6.7kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.26kg compared to a bus and 4.64kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Madrid to Guadalajara?
A train ticket from Madrid to Guadalajara is $24.43. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $5.80.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Madrid to Guadalajara?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to Guadalajara is $5.80. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Madrid and Guadalajara by train?
Madrid to Guadalajara is 31.99 mi.
How long does the train between Madrid and Guadalajara take?
Madrid to Guadalajara is on average 0 hr 28 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 22 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to Guadalajara?
The train journey from Madrid to Guadalajara is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: AVE, Alvia, Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS, Renfe REGIONAL and Renfe AVE INT.
How many train connections per day go from Madrid to Guadalajara?
Madrid to Guadalajara has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Madrid to Guadalajara leave?
The earliest train from Madrid to Guadalajara departs at 7:24 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Madrid to Guadalajara depart?
The latest train from Madrid to Guadalajara departs at 8:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Madrid to Guadalajara in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $5.80 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Madrid to Guadalajara?
There are on average 11 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to Guadalajara.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to Guadalajara by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Madrid and Guadalajara is 0 hr 22 min.
Is there a direct train from Madrid to Guadalajara?
Yes, there is a direct train between Madrid and Guadalajara.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to Guadalajara by train?
The train journey from Madrid to Guadalajara creates 3.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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