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There are 6 ways to get from Tangier to Madrid by plane, car ferry, bus, 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  •  2h 11m

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

37€ - 170€

5 alternative options

Car ferry, bus, train  •  8h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  2. Take the bus from Tarifa to Malaga Estacion 232
  3. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

132€ - 246€

Car ferry, train  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  2. Take the train from Algeciras to Antequera-Santa Ana
  3. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

106€ - 213€

Bus, train  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Tanger Port Ville to Cordoba 232
  2. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

95€ - 137€

Bus  •  16h

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

70€ - 200€

Car ferry, drive  •  8h 4m

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

105€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangier to Madrid is to fly which costs MAD 400 - MAD 1,900 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Tangier to Madrid is to fly which costs MAD 400 - MAD 1,900 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tanger Gare CTM and arriving at Madrid Est Sur. Services depart twice daily, 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 bus and train which takes 8h and costs MAD 1,400 - MAD 2,700.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m 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 11m and costs MAD 400 - MAD 1,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs MAD 750 - MAD 2,100 and takes 16h.

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The quickest flight from Tangier Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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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: 342.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

Air Arabia Maroc, Iberia and Ryanair fly from Tangier to Madrid twice daily. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Tangier to Madrid twice daily. Tickets cost 130€ - 200€ and the journey takes 16h. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 190€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
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
Train from Cordoba-Central to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
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
Train from Cordoba-Central to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Tarifa to Malaga Estacion
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Tanger Port Ville to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Tanger Gare CTM to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
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 Tanger to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
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 Tangier. It is currently 5:46 PM in Tangier and 6:46 PM in Madrid.

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

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