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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Toubkal by plane, train or bus

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Fly to Marrakech, travel  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marrakech (RAK) MAD - RAK
  2. Travel from Asni to Toubkal

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Bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Marrakech

MAD 2,253 - MAD 2,965

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Fly to Ouarzazate, travel  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Ouarzazate (OZZ) MAD - OZZ
  2. Travel from Ouarzazate to Toubkal

Train, bus, travel via Fès  •  24h 4m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Estacion to Fes 232
  3. Take the train from Fès to Marrakech
  4. Travel from Marrakech to Toubkal

Train, bus, travel  •  24h 29m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cordoba to Marrakech 232
  3. Travel from Marrakech to Toubkal

Bus, travel  •  26h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marrakech 232
  2. Travel from Marrakech to Toubkal

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Domestic travel is restricted within Morocco due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

International flights leaving Spain are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Last updated: July 31 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Toubkal is to bus which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 2 days 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Toubkal is to bus which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 2 days 5h.

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The distance between Madrid and Toubkal is 1107 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Toubkal without a car is to train and bus and travel via Fès which takes 24h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Madrid to Toubkal, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marrakech Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Toubkal is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 11:41 AM in Madrid and 10:41 AM in Toubkal.

Air Europa, Iberia, Royal Air Maroc and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marrakech Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Toubkal. Prices start at MAD 1,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Toubkal.
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  • Distance: 1107.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Toubkal, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Marrakech once daily. Tickets cost MAD 1,900 - MAD 2,700 and the journey takes 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 1,000 - MAD 2,300
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 500 - MAD 1,900
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 900 - MAD 2,800
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Casablanca, Zagora
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
MAD 600 - MAD 2,100
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Tangier, Casablanca
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 2,000
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Lisbon, Marrakech
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 230 - MAD 2,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 280 - MAD 950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 480 - MAD 6,000
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 500 - MAD 1,900
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 380 - MAD 3,500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 900 - MAD 1,700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Ouarzazate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 2,800
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
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 1,100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
MAD 550 - MAD 750
Promo+
MAD 640 - MAD 690
Flexible
MAD 850 - MAD 1,100
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
MAD 390 - MAD 800
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
MAD 390 - MAD 500
Promo+
MAD 450 - MAD 480
Flexible
MAD 600 - MAD 800
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)

Morocco’s comfortable and fast train network is operated by ONCF (Office National des Chemins de Fer) and links many tourist destinations, including a high-speed TGV link from Tangier via Rabat and Casablanca to Marrakech. For popular destinations where there is no train service, ONCF-operated Supratours offers connecting bus services from the nearest railway station to places like Agadir, Tétouan and Essaouira.

Contact Details
Phone
+212(0)537-77-47-47
Email
communication.digitale@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Fès to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
MAD 170 - MAD 320
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Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
MAD 170 - MAD 220
1st Class
MAD 270 - MAD 320
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 250 - MAD 320
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Malaga Estacion to Fes
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 600 - MAD 850
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Cordoba to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 1,200
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 900 - MAD 1,300
Website
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 Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,900 - MAD 2,700
Website
alsa.com

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