There are 9 ways to get from Tarifa to Madrid by bus, train, rideshare, car, car ferry, plane or shuttle

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

Bus, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia-Sur to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A

$79 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Madrid

$27 - $29

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Bus ALSA  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Madrid Estacion Sur

$42 - $69

Rideshare  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Tarifa to Madrid 429.1 miles

$30 - $60

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Tarifa to Madrid 428 miles

$80 - $120

Carferry to Tangier, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the carferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  2. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Madrid (MAD) TNG - MAD

$88 - $317

Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from AC Hotel Algeciras, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Madrid (MAD) AGP - MAD

$75 - $589

Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from San Fernando - Bahía Sur to Aeropuerto de Jerez
  3. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Madrid (MAD) XRY - MAD

$85 - $396

Bus, train to Sevilla, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
  3. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Madrid (MAD) SVQ - MAD

$59 - $272

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tarifa to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Tarifa - Centro de Salud and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur via Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

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The distance between Tarifa and Madrid is 517 km. The road distance is 684.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tarifa to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Tarifa to Madrid, including transfers.

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Tarifa to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Algeciras station.

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

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Tarifa to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarifa to Madrid is 685 km. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Tarifa to Madrid.

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Air Arabia Maroc, Ryanair, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Tangier Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3655+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tarifa to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 323.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Tarifa to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Spanish Railways (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 Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Fernando - Bahía Sur to Aeropuerto de Jerez
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Algeciras to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Algeciras to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from AC Hotel Algeciras, a Marriott Lifestyle Hotel to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $39
Private
$120 - $260
Private w/ cancellation
$337
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es

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