There are 7 ways to get from Tarragona to Madrid by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Ave / ...

$69 - $100

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 13 min

  1. 341.9 miles

$27 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 4 min

$45 - $70

Night bus  •  7 h 44 min

$49 - $69

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. 341.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Barcelona, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. BCN - MAD

$49 - $181

Train to Valencia, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. VLC - MAD

$71 - $282

What companies run services between Tarragona, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Tarragona to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, HIFE S.A. operates a bus from Tarragona to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp de Tarragona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Tarragona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Tarragona to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Tarragona to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tarragone to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tarragona and Madrid is 424 km. The road distance is 547 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tarragona to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Tarragona to Madrid is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tarragona and arriving at Madrid. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Tarragona to Madrid, including transfers.