Final Destination: Salamanca or Irun or Avila
There is no high speed line between Madrid and Avila, hence the trains on this route being MD services.
It also simplifies things if you want to take a spontaneous day trip to beautiful Avila from Madrid.
From Principe-Pio station:
Mon Fri = 8 x trains per day
Saturday = 6 x trains
Sunday = 6 x trains
From Chamartin station:
Mon Fri =3 x trains per day
Sat/Sun = 2 x trains per day
Online bookings usually open: 2 months ahead of the travel date
Book early and save: No
Tickets aren't discounted for this journey, so you will pay the same price as the that charged online, if you book last minute at the station.
if you do want to book tickets last minute at the station, then it's still worth looking up the departure times online, before you head over to Madrid Principe Pio station, there are gaps of more than three hours between some departures.
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Note that most of these trains from Madrid to Avila depart from Principe-Pio station, but up to an additional three trains per day depart from Chamartin station.
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