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Cuenca by High Speed Train
Activities in Madrid

Cuenca by High Speed Train

  • 12 hours

Get onboard a high speed train towards Cuenca, the city famous for the Hanging Houses. Discover its most symbolic locations and take a ride on the tourist train.

Cuenca by High Speed Train

At your chosen time we'll leave Atocha Train Station in Madrid by high speed train. After a 30 minute journey, we'll arrive in Cuenca. Welcome to the city of the unique Hanging Houses!

You'll have the day free to wander through the historic centre, which was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. As you explore its narrow streets you'll come across important sites such as the Cathedral and the Calderón de la Barca Tunnel, if you want to discover Cuenca from underground. 

Also, you can't leave without visiting Cuenca's main highlight: the Hanging Houses. You'll be surprised by the large balconies that loom over the cliff edge, it looks like they're floating over the Huécar river!

Then at your chosen time, you'll get the high speed train back to Madrid.

Cuenca Tourist Train

The tour includes a ticket valid for 24 hours for the Cuenca tourist train. You can get on and off as many times as you like to see the iconic landmarks such as the Castle, Plaza Mayor, the Auditorium and the Calderón de la Barca street.

The train operates from Thursday to Sunday from January to March, and Tuesday to Sunday from April to December. Before reserving you can check the routes and stops on the following map:



Upon booking, you'll have to choose a departure time from Madrid and the return from Cuenca:

  • Tuesday to Friday: departure at 7:45 am or 8:44 am, return at 7:04 pm or 7:57 pm.
  • Saturday: departure at 8:40 am or 9:34 am, return at 5:21 pm or 6:21 pm.
  • Sunday: departure at 8:40 am or 9:34 am, return at 7:05 pm or 7:57 pm.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Adults Children under 4 years old
Return trip by high speed train + Cuenca tourist train
US$ 78.80

Return trip by high speed train + Cuenca tourist train

  • Adults

    US$ 78.80
  • Children under 4 years old


More Information


12 hours.


Return tickets between Madrid and Cuenca.

Cuenca tourist train ticket valid for 24 hours.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 78.80
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Puerta de Atocha Train Station


Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.