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There are 8 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.

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Fly from Tenerife  •  4h 40m

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

32€ - 217€

7 alternative options

Bus to Tenerife Sur Apt, fly  •  5h 50m

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

44€ - 275€

Car ferry to Las Palmas, fly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Agaete, Gran Canaria
  2. Fly from Las Palmas (LPA) to Madrid (MAD) LPA - MAD

71€ - 251€

Car ferry, train via Huelva  •  36h 56m

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

167€ - 4298€

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

148€ - 4279€

Car ferry, drive  •  38h

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

158€ - 4301€

Car ferry, train  •  42h 17m

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

225€ - 687€

Car ferry, bus  •  45h 35m

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

193€ - 647€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 4h 40m.

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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 Huelva which takes 36h 56m and costs 160€ - 4300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m 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 40m.

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is currently 6:09 PM in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and 7:09 PM in Madrid.

Ryanair, Norwegian Air International, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Tenerife 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Tenerife Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 24m and costs 3€ - 5€.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1096.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

Air Europa, Iberia 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 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Las Palmas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Las Palmas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 450€
Flights from Las Palmas to Madrid via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
55€ - 450€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Flights from Las Palmas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Binter Canarias
Website
bintercanarias.com
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Las Palmas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tenerife to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 370€
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 390€
Flights from Las Palmas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
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 Huelva to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cadiz to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Titsa
Phone
+34 (0) 922 531 300
Website
titsa.com
Bus from Intercambiador Sta.Cruz to San Isidro
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
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
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Fred Olsen Express
Phone
+34 902 10 01 07
Email
reservas@fredolsen.es
Website
fredolsen.es
Car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Agaete, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
38€
Website
Fred Olsen Express
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€
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Website
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Seat
165€
Cabin
607€

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