Madrid to Ciudad Real by train Find train times and tickets

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.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest price £25.50
  2. 30 day advance £25.50
  • First train
    06:20
  • Last train
    22:15
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    50m

Travelling from Madrid to Ciudad Real by train

The fastest trains from Madrid to Ciudad Real take around 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 160 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Ciudad Real.

Direct trains run between Madrid and Ciudad Real.

We usually find around 21 direct trains on the route from Madrid to Ciudad Real every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures. The duration is normally about 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Ciudad Real is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 06:20 and the last train is around 22:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 07:00, and the last at 22:15.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Madrid to Ciudad Real train tickets?

The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Ciudad Real are £25.50, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £25, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Ciudad Real by train.

Which trains operate between Madrid and Ciudad Real?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Madrid to Ciudad Real, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AV City
  • AVE
  • Altaria
  • Avant

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Find journey information for Ciudad Real to Madrid

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

Other journeys to Ciudad Real View all journeys to Ciudad Real

Search accommodation in Ciudad Real

Airbnb
Country guide

Trains to Spain

Read our country guide

Log in / Register

  1. We'll assume you've read
    our Terms of Service.