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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Tangier by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  4h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tangier (TNG) MAD - TNG

MAD 411 - MAD 1,817

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Train, bus, car ferry  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Estacion to Tarifa 232
  3. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier

MAD 1,456 - MAD 2,698

Train, car ferry  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Antequera-Santa Ana Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras
  3. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier

MAD 1,190 - MAD 2,322

Train, bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cordoba to Tanger Port Ville 232

MAD 1,071 - MAD 1,488

Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Tanger Gare CTM 232

MAD 750 - MAD 2,100

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 5m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Tarifa
  2. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier 232

MAD 1,167 - MAD 2,311

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Tangier is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Tangier is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Est Sur and arriving at Tanger Gare CTM. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Tangier is 549 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Tangier without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 8h 50m and costs 130€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Madrid to Tangier, including transfers.

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Madrid to Tangier bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Madrid Est Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Tangier is to fly which takes 4h and costs 35€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 200€ and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Madrid to Tangier bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Tanger Gare CTM station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Tangier.
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  • Distance: 342.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Tangier, Morocco?

Iberia, Ryanair and Air Arabia Maroc fly from Madrid to Tangier twice daily. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Madrid to Tangier twice daily. Tickets cost MAD 1,500 - MAD 2,100 and the journey takes 12h 30m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 850 - MAD 3,800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 280 - MAD 2,100
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 500 - MAD 2,700
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
MAD 600 - MAD 850
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 800
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 470 - MAD 650
Website
renfe.com
Renfe

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 750
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
MAD 500 - MAD 650
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
MAD 200 - MAD 310
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 380 - MAD 500
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Malaga Estacion to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 430 - MAD 650
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Cordoba to Tanger Port Ville
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 600 - MAD 850
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Tanger Gare CTM
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,500 - MAD 2,100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Tanger
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 1,200
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
MAD 400 - MAD 1,200
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
MAD 400 - MAD 430
Standard Car
MAD 1,050 - MAD 1,200
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
MAD 413
Website
Inter Shipping
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tanger Port Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Tangier is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 6:57 PM in Madrid and 5:57 PM in Tangier.

Iberia, Ryanair and Air Arabia Maroc offer flights from Madrid Airport to Tangier Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Tangier bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Tangier. Prices start at MAD 414 per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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