The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Madrid to Algeciras will cost around $ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 93.
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5 h 13 m
5 h 19 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 train that leave Madrid for Algeciras every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 500 km distance in an average of 5 h 19 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5 h 13 m .
The slowest train will take 5 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 19 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$52|
|Trains depart from:||Madrid|
|Trains arrive in:||Algeciras|
There are several trains that communicate daily with the cities of Madrid and Algeciras and that depart from Atocha Train Station. Its frequency is high and the duration of the journey oscillates approximately between five and nine and a half hours. The first train of the day leaves Atocha at 7.20 a.m. and the last train of the day at 3.05 p.m. In addition to these, there are also trains departing from Madrid towards Algeciras at 8.35 a.m., where you can choose between two trains with different journey times, at 11.35 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.. It should be noted that there is another train that leaves at 15.05 that also has a different duration to the one that leaves at the same time.
The city of Algeciras is considered the gateway from the Peninsula to Africa. With one of the largest transport ports in southern Spain, Algeciras also stands out for preserving good samples of its Muslim past, such as its baths, the Ferris wheel or the remains of the wall, which together with the rest of the churches and monuments make the city a very charming place.