Bilbao to Madrid by train
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Travelling from Bilbao to Madrid by train
Fast trains from Bilbao to Madrid take around 5 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 323 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bilbao and Madrid.
1. Are there direct trains from Bilbao to Madrid?
Direct trains from Bilbao to Madrid have been found.
We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Bilbao to Madrid every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure.
2. How long is the train journey from Bilbao to Madrid?
The Bilbao to Madrid train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bilbao to Madrid train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Madrid is usually scheduled to depart Bilbao around 09:20 and the last train is around 17:00.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Bilbao to Madrid train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bilbao to Madrid are $17.18.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $56 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bilbao to Madrid train tickets?
Trains in Spain 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 Bilbao to Madrid by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bilbao and Madrid?
Alvia is the train company that operates on the route from Bilbao to Madrid.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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