More information about trains Salamanca
In the central western part of the Iberian Peninsula in the north plateau is located Salamanca. This Spanish city is capital of the namesake province and belongs to the autonomous community of Castilla y León. In 1988 its old town was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The climate in Salamanca is es semiarid with high temperatures in summer and low in winter.
A good way to get to know Salamanca is travelling by train to this city in Castilla y León. On Trenes.com you can find tickets to Madrid from only 1,30 € for the cheapest ones up to 201,50 € for the less affordable tickets. From here we recommend you always to travel during the time slot in the mañana if you can, because tickets in this time slot are more affordable than if you travel in the noche.
The train station of the city of Salamanca is in Paseo de la Estación and it was inaugurated in 1877 with the opening of the stretch Medina del Campo Salamanca. This station offers medium distance and long distance services to all passengers. In 2001, this station was reopened very modernized and it is on the outskirts of the city at about 15 minutes away from the city centre. This station receives every day its first train at 0:57 h which comes from the locality of Avila, whereas at 23:46 h it stops the last train of the day that comes from Medina Del Campo.
A good way to start visiting Salamanca is to do it from the Plaza Mayor, where you can see the City Hall. From there you can go to Plaza del Corrillo where you will find the Church of San Martín and very close to this church there is La Rúa, one of the most famous streets of Salamanca and that will bring us closer to the New Cathedral since the city of Salamanca has two cathedrals. In the same square where we find the new Cathedral there is also the Palace of Anaya. There you will also find the Old Cathedral of the city.
The cheapest route to travel to Salamanca by train is the one that leaves from the locality of Moriscos on a train of the Regional Expres type and that arrives at the station in Salamanca at 9:13 h, for this route you can find tickets on our website from 1,30 €. Nonetheless, the route Vitoria Gasteiz Salamanca is the one with the least affordable tickets, for a maximum price of 201,50 € if we travel on a train of the Trenhotel type that arrives at the destination station at 0:57 h.
Near the two cathedrals of Salamanca we can find the Patio Chico, a monumental complex of singular beauty. Then we can go for a walk to the Garden of Calisto and Melibea. Another zone that is recommended to visit is the University of Salamanca. This city is metaphorically invaded by university students during the months of the academic year. The façade of the building, seat of the University of Salamanca, was completed in the sixteenth century. We can finish the tour in Plaza Mayor again, where we will find the typical bars and restaurants where we can have a break and recover the energy.
The railway route Madrid Salamanca is the one that carries the most passengers to the station of Salamanca. For this route of 175 Km, the train tickets have an average price of 40,93 €.
The cheapest tickets have a price of 12,10 €, this alternative will be obtained by travelling on a train of the Alvia type that leaves from Madrid at 12:40 h and reaches the destination station at 14:21 h, taking 1 hour 41 minutes to travel the 175 Km in this route.
If you prefer to do this route on a train of the Trenhotel type that takes 3 hours 14 minutes to travel the 175 Km that separates both cities, you have to know that the ticket will cost a little bit more, for a maximum price of 180,50 €.