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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

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  1. Cheapest price £107.50
  2. 30 day advance £107.50
  3. 7 day advance £123.50
  • First train
    06:05
  • Last train
    21:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 1m
  1. There is no direct train from Barcelona to Cáceres, but this is still an easy journey with a duration of 7 hrs 20 mins. You just need to change trains in Madrid. This journey almost 1000 km and takes in a great range of landscapes. The first part of the journey is a big leap from Madrid to Barcelona on a high-speed AVE train. That's the fast leg. The onward journey from Madrid to Cáceres is slow, and all the better for that. As you travel west, the landscape becomes more interesting, culminating in a wonderful final stretch to Cáceres which includes great views of the River Tajo.

    The normal booking horizon for the Madrid to Cáceres train is two months. Tickets for the AVE service from Barcelona to Madrid will go on sale earlier. You can book each leg separately if you prefer. Note that the Spanish rail operator often releases tickets in batches, sometimes as early as 120 days in advance. If you're having trouble finding tickets, contact us and we'll email you as soon as booking opens.

    Barcelona to Madrid

    Barcelona to Madrid

    Take a high-speed AVE train directly from Barcelona Sants station to Madrid Atocha. At peak times Barcelona to Madrid trains depart every 30 minutes, with the fastest services taking just 2 hrs 30 mins to reach the Spanish capital. Trains that stop up to four times along the way may take 30 to 40 minutes longer. This journey along Spain's premier high-speed rail route reveals a variety of passing landscapes as you speed from Catalonia through Aragon to the Spanish heartland.

    Madrid interchange

    Madrid interchange: Madrid Atocha to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías

    Arriving at Madrid Puerta de Atocha, you'll need to transfer to Atocha Cercanías station. Cercanías means ‘suburban’ and the station is in the same complex as Atocha station. Just follow the signs to Atocha Cercanías. It is an easy 10-minute walk.

    Madrid to Cáceres

    Madrid to Cáceres

    Take an Intercity or Regional Express train from Madrid Atocha Cercanías station to the historic city of Cáceres. There are generally four services daily. The fastest train will get you to Cáceres in 3hrs 30 mins, while slower services take a little over four hours. Intercity services between the two cities make seven to eight stops along the way while Regional Express services stop about a dozen times.

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Passenger age requirements

Different countries have different classifications for "Child" and "Youth". That's why we ask you to enter the age of young passengers when you search.

Countries Children Youths
Belgium and Luxembourg 6 - 11 12 - 25
Eurostar 4 - 11 12 - 25
France* 4 - 11 12 - 27
Germany* 6 - 14 15 - 25
Italy 4 - 11 12 - 25
Netherlands (including Thalys) 4 - 11 12 - 25
Spain* 4 - 13 14 - 25
Switzerland 6 - 16 17 - 26
United Kingdom* 5 - 15 16 - 25
others 4 - 11 12 - 25

* There are some exceptions to these definitions. Please see child and youth passenger age requirements for more information.

You can also read about Youth and Senior discounts and railcards.

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