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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Tarragona  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Camp De Tarragona Ave
  2. Take the train from Camp De Tarragona to Aldea-Amposta 697

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Bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Vinaròs AutoRes / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vinaròs to Tortosa

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Vinaroz Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Vinaroz to Tortosa Re

Bus via Zaragoza  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Tortosa

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa 539.2 km

Fly to Barcelona, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona Airport T1 to Tortosa

Fly to Valencia, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC) MAD - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Tortosa

Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Tortosa is around 14h 40m and covers a distance of around 625 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 20m. Services are operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe Viajeros, HIFE S.A. and others. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 34m
Layover time:
11h 6m
Total time:
14h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
14h 20m
Journey distance:
625 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€65
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:40
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa walk, train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa is to train which costs €40 - €55 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Tortosa via Madrid and Zaragoza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Tortosa via Vinaroz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Tortosa is 359 km. The road distance is 539.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa without a car is to train via Tarragona which takes 5h 15m and costs €65 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa is to train via Tarragona which takes 5h 15m and costs €65 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus via Zaragoza, which costs €40 - €90 and takes 10h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa.
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  • Distance: 358.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain?

You can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Camp De Tarragona, Aldea-Amposta, and L'Aldea Poble in around 5h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa via Diego De León, Madrid, and Zaragoza in around 10h 7m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Camp De Tarragona
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€60 - €64
Flexible
€80 - €100
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Aldea-Amposta
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Vinaroz
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vinaroz to Tortosa
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Tortosa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
alsa.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Tortosa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Vinaròs to Tortosa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Barcelona Airport T1 to Tortosa
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Schedules at
hife.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at Tortosa station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Tortosa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa is 539 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Tortosa.

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Tunisair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Tortosa. Prices start at €87 per night.

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