Madrid to Loja-San Francisco by train

  • First train
    07:20
  • Last train
    20:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 13m
  • Distance
    363 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco by train

Fast trains from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 363 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Loja-San Francisco.

1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco?

Journeys between Madrid and Loja-San Francisco usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 10 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco?

The Madrid to Loja-San Francisco train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Madrid to Loja-San Francisco train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Loja-San Francisco is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 07:20 and the last train is around 20:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 07:35, and the last at 20:35.

When to book Madrid to Loja-San Francisco train tickets?

Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco by train.

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Which train companies operate between Madrid and Loja-San Francisco?

More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Loja-San Francisco, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AV City
  • AVE
  • Altaria
  • Alvia
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.