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There are 7 ways to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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 from Tenerife  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Tenerife (TFN) to Madrid (MAD) TFN - MAD

46€ - 322€

Cheapest option

Bus to Tenerife Sur Apt, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Intercambiador Sta.Cruz to Aeropuerto Sur Salidas
  2. Fly from Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) to Madrid (MAD) TFS - MAD

40€ - 151€

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Córdoba  •  37h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
  2. Take the train from Huelva to Cordoba-Central Alv
  3. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

152€ - 4320€

Car ferry, bus via Huelva  •  39h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Madrid Estacion Sur

158€ - 4289€

Car ferry, drive  •  38h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
  2. Drive from Huelva to Madrid

163€ - 4301€

Car ferry, train  •  42h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Cádiz
  2. Take the train from Cadiz to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv

200€ - 657€

Car ferry, bus  •  46h 50m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Cádiz
  2. Take the bus from Cadiz to Madrid, Estacion Sur Cádiz / ...

193€ - 647€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid is to bus and fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid is to fly which costs 45€ - 330€ and takes 4h 52m.

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The distance between Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Madrid is 1754 km.

The best way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid without a car is to car ferry and train via Córdoba which takes 37h 51m and costs 150€ - 4400€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tenerife Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is currently 3:46 PM in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and 4:46 PM in Madrid.

Ryanair, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Tenerife Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4321+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Tenerife Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1754.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Air Europa and four other airlines fly from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 1100€
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid via Oviedo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 1100€
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 650€
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 750€
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Train operators
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 Huelva to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cordoba-Central to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cadiz to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba-Central to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
35€ - 45€
Promo+
41€ - 44€
Flexible
55€ - 75€
Bus operators
Titsa
Phone
+34 (0) 922 531 300
Website
titsa.com
Bus from Intercambiador Sta.Cruz to Aeropuerto Sur Salidas
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Titsa
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 Huelva to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1600€ - 4300€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
1664€
Standard Car
4206€

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