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Madrid to León by train

The journey from Madrid to León by train is 179.35 mi and takes 2 hr 50 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:36 AM and the last at 8:24 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to León by train for as little as $16.58 or as much as $95.35. The best price for this journey is $16.58.

Lowest Price$16.58
Journey Duration2 hr 50 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$16.58
Highest Price$95.35
First Departure6:36 AM
Last Departure8:24 PM
Distance179.35 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalLeón
CarriersRenfe - Intercity, Renfe - Media DistanciaMore

Madrid to León Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Feb 26, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Madrid to León cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Madrid to León. On average, though, you'll pay about $47.06 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $16.58, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Madrid to León. On average, though, you'll pay about $47.06 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

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

The distance between Madrid and León is approximately 179.35 mi. In general, it will take you about 2 hr 50 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Madrid to León faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Madrid and León will complete the journey in 1 hr 58 min. On average, it will take you about 2 hr 50 min to travel the 179.35 mi between Madrid and León.

At what time of the day can I travel from Madrid to León?

The first daily departure from Madrid to León leaves at 6:36 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 8:24 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Madrid and León. 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Madrid to León, which usually leaves at 6:36 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 8:24 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Madrid to León route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Madrid from the following stations: . Arriving at León, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in León.

How many times a day do departures from Madrid leave for León?

You will be able to travel from Madrid to León using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 8 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Madrid to León using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 8 direct connections from Madrid to León each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid to León. 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 León
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madrid to León.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid to León, 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 León.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $21.50 to $48.92 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Madrid to León

The cheapest Madrid - León train tickets can be found for as low as $34.80 if you’re lucky, or $44.93 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $55.77.

Find the best day to travel to León by train

When travelling to León 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.

Ticket types and facilities from Madrid to León

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

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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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 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 León
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Madrid to León CO2 Emissions by Train

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20.21kg
Bus
21.65kg
Flight
57.73kg
Car
46.18kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Madrid to León by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Madrid and León are 20.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Madrid and León? By taking the train between Madrid and León you will save 37.52kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.44kg compared to a bus and 25.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Madrid to León?
A train ticket from Madrid to León is $47.06. 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 $16.58.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Madrid to León?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to León is $16.58. 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 León by train?
Madrid to León is 179.35 mi.
How long does the train between Madrid and León take?
Madrid to León is on average 2 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 58 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to León?
The train journey from Madrid to León is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Renfe - Intercity, Renfe - Media Distancia, AVE and Alvia.
How many train connections per day go from Madrid to León?
Madrid to León has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Madrid to León leave?
The earliest train from Madrid to León departs at 6:36 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 León depart?
The latest train from Madrid to León departs at 8:24 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 León 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 $16.58 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.
From which stations can I leave from Madrid to León?
There are 7 station(s) that you can depart from Madrid to go to León. You can go from Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Avenida de America Bus Station, Madrid Méndez Alvaro, Madrid Aeropuerto T4, Madrid Puerta del Sol, Madrid Atocha and Madrid Chamartín and you can arrive at Leon.
How many direct connections depart from Madrid to León?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to León.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to León by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Madrid and León is 1 hr 58 min.
Is there a direct train from Madrid to León?
Yes, there is a direct train between Madrid and León.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to León by train?
The train journey from Madrid to León creates 20.21kg of CO2 emissions.

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