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There are 5 ways to get from Rabat to Madrid by plane, bus and ferry, train, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 33m

  1. Fly from Rabat (RBA) to Madrid (MAD) RBA - MAD

41€ - 298€

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rabat to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Madrid Méndez Álvaro Algeciras

40€ - 88€

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rabat to Algeciras
  2. Take the train from Algeciras to Antequera-Santa Ana
  3. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

87€ - 131€

Bus  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Rabat Agdal to Madrid Est Sur 232

80€ - 220€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from Rabat to Tanger Port Ville
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa 232
  3. Drive from Tarifa to Madrid

125€ - 249€

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The cheapest way to get from Rabat to Madrid is to bus and ferry and bus which costs MAD 440 - MAD 1,000 and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Rabat to Madrid is to fly which costs MAD 450 - MAD 3,300 and takes 2h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rabat Agdal and arriving at Madrid Est Sur. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 19h 45m.

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The distance between Rabat and Madrid is 764 km.

The best way to get from Rabat to Madrid without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 9h 51m and costs MAD 950 - MAD 1,500.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Rabat to Madrid, including transfers.

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Rabat to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Rabat Agdal station.

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The best way to get from Rabat to Madrid is to fly which takes 2h 33m and costs MAD 450 - MAD 3,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs MAD 850 - MAD 2,400 and takes 19h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Rabat Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Rabat to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Madrid Est Sur station.

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Map of how to get from Rabat to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 477.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair fly from Rabat to Madrid 6 times a week. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Rabat to Madrid 6 times a week. Tickets cost 150€ - 220€ and the journey takes 19h 45m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Rabat to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 700€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rabat to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 140€
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Algeciras to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
renfe.com
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Rabat to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Algeciras to Madrid Méndez Álvaro
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Schedules at
interbus.es
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rabat Agdal to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
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 Rabat to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
36€ - 39€
Standard Car
95€ - 110€
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
38€
Website
Inter Shipping
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Car ferry from Tanger Port Ville to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
45 days 12h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Rabat. It is currently 6:25 PM in Rabat and 7:25 PM in Madrid.

Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair offer flights from Rabat Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4059+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rabat to Rabat Airport is to taxi which takes 32m and costs MAD 130 - MAD 160.

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