Trains from
London to Madrid

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€460.46
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€392.18
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Trains to Madrid

Tue 27 Jun

05:40
19:50
London
Madrid
13h 10m3 changes
07:01
23:10
London
Madrid
15h 09m3 changes
07:55
23:10
London
Madrid
14h 15m4 changes
08:31
00:02
London
Madrid
14h 31m2 changes
09:24
00:02
London
Madrid
13h 38m3 changes

Journey details

Train times

Avg. journey time16h 01m
First train dept05:40
Last train dept19:25

Train info

Fastest route13h 10m
Changes2 changes
Fare range€148-€667**

Stations

Origin StationLondon
Destination StationMadrid
View return journey, Madrid to London

What is the minimum price of a ticket from London to Madrid?

The minimum price of a train ticket from London to Madrid is €148. To buy train tickets from London to Madrid for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from London to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between London and Madrid is 16 hours and 1 minute and the fastest journey time is 13 hours and 10 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 7 trains per day travelling from London to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from London to Madrid?

The first train from London to Madrid departs at 05:40. The last train from London to Madrid departs at 19:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between London and Madrid?

No, it is not possible to travel from London to Madrid without having to change trains. To travel from London to Madrid will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/06/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 21/03/2017 for travel on 17/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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