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There are 8 ways to get from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by car ferry, plane, shuttle, bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Car ferry to Tangier, fly  •  5h 31m

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

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Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Madrid Estación Sur Madrid - Algeciras - La Línea

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Shuttle to Malaga, fly  •  6h 52m

  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

Bus, train to Jerez, fly  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia Sur to La Parra
  3. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Madrid (MAD) XRY - MAD

Bus, train to Sevilla, fly  •  7h 33m

  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

Bus via Madrid Estacion Sur  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Madrid Estacion Sur

Rideshare  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from Tarifa to Madrid 684.6 km

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 681.9 km

Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by bus

The bus journey time between Tarifa and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is around 13h and covers a distance of around 702 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 37m. The fastest bus normally takes 12h 58m. Operated by Transportes Comes, Avanza Grupo, ALSA and others, the Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus service departs from Tarifa and arrives in Estación De Atocha. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
9h 23m
Layover time:
3h 37m
Total time:
13h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
12h 58m
Bus distance:
702 km
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
87 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:15
Last bus departs at:
17:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to rideshare which costs €30 - €50 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to car ferry and fly which costs €90 - €600 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Tarifa and arriving at Estación De Atocha via Algeciras and Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Tarifa and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 516 km. The road distance is 681.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to bus which takes 11h and costs €25 - €80.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Algeciras station.

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The quickest flight from Tangier Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Madrid Estación Sur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 682 km. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Tarifa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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  • Distance: 516.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

Interbus operates a bus from Algeciras to Madrid Estación Sur once daily. Tickets cost €21 - €70 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €800
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €950
Flights from Malaga to Madrid via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tangier to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €550
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia Sur to La Parra
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Bahia Sur to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Fernando Bahía Sur to Aeropuerto De Jerez
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
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
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€100 - €230
Private w/ cancellation
€293
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Algeciras to Madrid Estación Sur
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €70
Schedules at
interbus.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. 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Algeciras to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tarifa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Tarifa and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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