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There are 4 ways to get from Tangier to Madrid by plane, car ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 25m

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

40€ - 277€

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  2. Take the train from Algeciras to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alt

74€ - 161€

Bus  •  16h

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

60€ - 170€

Car ferry, drive  •  8h 6m

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

105€ - 220€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangier to Madrid is to fly which costs MAD 430 - MAD 3,100 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Tangier to Madrid is to fly which costs MAD 430 - MAD 3,100 and takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tanger Gare CTM and arriving at Madrid Est Sur. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16h.

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The distance between Tangier and Madrid is 549 km.

The best way to get from Tangier to Madrid without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8h 58m and costs MAD 800 - MAD 1,800.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Tangier to Madrid, including transfers.

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Tangier to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Tanger Gare CTM station.

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The best way to get from Tangier to Madrid is to fly which takes 2h 25m and costs MAD 430 - MAD 3,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs MAD 650 - MAD 1,800 and takes 16h.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Tangier to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 548.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Ryanair, Iberia and Air Arabia Maroc fly from Tangier to Madrid 3 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Tanger Gare CTM to Madrid Est Sur 3 times a day. Tickets cost 60€ - 90€ and the journey takes 16h. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 450€
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
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 Algeciras to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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 Tanger Gare CTM to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
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 Tanger to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry 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
Car ferry from Tanger Port Ville to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Eurolines FR

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Tangier. It is currently 3:06 PM in Tangier and 4:06 PM in Madrid.

Ryanair, Iberia and Air Arabia Maroc offer flights from Tangier 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 Tangier to Tangier Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs MAD 150 - MAD 180.

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