How to take the rail journey from Madrid to Leon

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Madrid to León by train

When an overall improvement is made to a rail service, there can be losers as well as winners.
Leon has seen the number of direct high speed trains it receives reduced in recent years, as trains heading from the capital to the far north-west of Spain have been diverted away from the city to a new more direct high-speed route.
Though despite the fewer number of departures to choose from, heading to Leon from Madrid is an easy journey, and twice as fast as used to be, pre high-speed trains.

Routes you can take to go from Madrid to León

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:
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Route Information

Station Guides
A general view of the busy concourse at Madrid Chamartin station
Madrid Chamartin-Clara Campoamor Rail Station Guide
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Leon Guide Coming soon...
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 56min - 2hr 17min



Travel Info

Monday to Thursday: 8 x trains per day
Friday: 9 x trains
Saturday: 6 x trains
Sunday: 8 x trains

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