About 5 hours and tickets from 15 €: a train journey from Madrid a Bilbao is cheap and comfortable. You can count on 1 daily rides to get from Madrid to Bilbao: trains leave every about 12 hours on average. Trains leave from Madrid-Chamartin and arrive at Bilbao-Abando Indalecio Prieto. The railway company you will travel with is Renfe.
Trains Madrid Bilbao
Prices and trains schedules from Madrid to Bilbao
Tickets and deals from Madrid to Bilbao
A train ticket from Madrid to Bilbao costs 15 € on average. On Wanderio you can find the best Renfe deals for your train journey from Madrid to Bilbao. The best way to save money on your train trip is booking your tickets a few weeks in advance, so that you can benefit from all the Renfe promotions for the route Madrid - Bilbao. Renfe tickets start from 15 €. If you need a train ticket Madrid Bilbao this week, prices start from 25 € to a maximum price of 39 €. When booking your train ticket a few weeks in advance though, you can find low cost trains from Madrid to Bilbao with fares starting from 15 €, saving up to 62%.
Schedules and duration of a train journey from Madrid to Bilbao
Train journeys from Madrid to Bilbao take about 5 hours on average. If you travel with Renfe from Madrid to Bilbao there are 1 daily connections that will take you to your destination in about 5 hours. On Wanderio you can easily find all train schedules from Madrid to Bilbao. The first train from Madrid to Bilbao leaves at 08:00. During your trip from Madrid to Bilbao you can check the status of your train in real time: on our web pages and in the Wanderio app you will find up-to-date information about train delays, real time timetables and the scheduled platform for each train stop.
Buying your train ticket from Madrid to Bilbao
On Wanderio you can easily buy train tickets from Madrid to Bilbao. With just one search you will find all train schedules for the day you selected, making it easy to book the option that suits you better. For on-the-go bookings (and to have tickets Madrid to Bilbao always at hand) download the free Wanderio App for iOS and Android and follow the real time status for your train Madrid-Bilbao, with updates on delays and platforms.
Train deals Madrid - Bilbao
Traveling by train is often easier than traveling by bus or flight, especially with high-speed trains, and it's rather cheap, too! Anyways, in order to benefit from Renfe promotions we suggest to book your tickets far in advance. Not sure what’s the best way to get from Bilbao to Madrid? On Wanderio you can find alternative ways as well - compare high-speed trains flights, buses and choose the best option with just one click.