Trains to Madrid
Tue 21 Mar
6h 40m•1 change
6h 15m•1 change
6h 40m•1 change
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Bilbao to Madrid?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Bilbao to Madrid is €37.85**. To buy train tickets from Bilbao to Madrid for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets between 3 to 6 months in advance. Booking early allows you to take advantage of the cheapest fares and best tickets.
How long does it take to travel from Bilbao to Madrid by train?
The average journey time between Bilbao and Madrid is 5 hours and 57 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Bilbao 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 Bilbao to Madrid?
The first train from Bilbao to Madrid departs at 06:30. The last train from Bilbao to Madrid departs at 17:00. 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 Bilbao and Madrid?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bilbao to Madrid without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Bilbao to Madrid. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure 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 Bilbao to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/03/2017. 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 23/03/2017 for travel on 08/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.