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Overview: Train from Tarragona to Madrid

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Tarragona to Madrid cover the 263 miles (424 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $49 (€41), but the average price of train tickets is $53 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Tarragona and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies

Tarragona to Madrid with AVE and Renfe

For as little as $49 (€41) you can travel by train between Tarragona and Madrid with AVE and Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Renfe
AVE

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Tarragona to Madrid trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets to Madrid from Tarragona due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    How to get from Tarragona to Madrid by train?

    The route between Tarragona and Madrid is direct. Most of the journeys are made by the AVE but Talgo also operates this route. During the week there are 13 journeys, reducing to 12 on weekends.

    What train goes from Tarragona to Madrid?

    The AVE and the Talgo are in charge of making the daily connections between both cities. Every day the AVE trains cover all the routes except the one that leaves at 10.11 which is made by the Talgo.

    How long does the train from Tarragona to Madrid take?

    The duration of the route varies according to the type of train and the time at which the train departs. In the case of the route covered by AVE the journey usually takes between 2 hours and 4 minutes and 2 hours of 37 minutes. The fastest is the one that leaves at 7.57 in the morning and the slowest is the one that leaves at 14.33. On the other hand the Talgo of 10.11 takes 7 hours and 56 minutes.

    At what time does the first and last train Tarragona Madrid of the day leave?

    The first train starts its route at 6.38, lasts 2 hours and 37 minutes and is made by AVE. The last train leaves at 20.33, has the same duration and is also operated by AVE.

    How much does the train ticket to Tarragona Madrid cost?

    The price of the ticket between Tarragona and Madrid varies depending on some factors such as: the day you choose to travel, the time, the type of train or the anticipation with which you buy it. However, the average amount, according to our internal data, is 44.55€ per journey .

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    Where does the AVE Tarragona Madrid come from?

    The trains leave from the station Camp de Tarragona , it is very well connected with buses from Tarragona, Valls or Reus. The destination station is Puerta de Atocha for connections made by AVE and Madrid Chamartín for the Talgo route. Both stations are very well connected with the rest of the city and the surrounding populations. Chamartín station is connected to metro lines 1 and 10 and 5, 80 and the city bus L10. Puerta de Atocha station has metro line 1, lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 34, 102 and the city bus circular and all suburban lines.

    Train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 54 €
    2 weeks earlier 51 €6%
    3 weeks earlier 47 €15%
    1 month before 42 €29.%
    2 months earlier 45 €20%
    3 months earlier 45 €20%


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    • Buying your train ticket from Tarragona - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 15% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Tarragona - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 20% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 20%.
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    Travel Tips

    Trains from Tarragona to Madrid
    Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Tarragona to Madrid.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains between Tarragona and Madrid cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Tarragona to Madrid to cost as little as $49 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket to Madrid from Tarragona?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $53 (€45)  for a train ticket to Madrid from Tarragona.
    What is the distance from Tarragona to Madrid by train?
    You should expect to travel around 263 miles (424 km)  to Madrid from Tarragona by train.
    How long is the train between Tarragona and Madrid?
    On average the Tarragona to Madrid train travel time is 2 h 38 min  for the 263 miles (424 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Tarragona goes to Madrid? What train station do I come into Madrid from Tarragona?

    Omio customers book a train from Tarragona   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure train station in Tarragona located? Where is the arrival train station in Madrid located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Tarragona and travel around 0.4 miles (623 m) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Madrid.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Tarragona to Madrid?
    For the journey from Tarragona to Madrid you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Madrid from Tarragona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services per day are there from Tarragona to Madrid?
    The average number of trains departing Tarragona for Madrid is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from Tarragona to Madrid? When does the last train depart from Tarragona to Madrid?
    The first Tarragona to Madrid train departs at 9: 11 AM   and the last train from Tarragona to Madrid leaves at 9: 11 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Tarragona to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I book train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Tarragona to Madrid is on average $53 (€45) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Madrid from Tarragona available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Tarragona
    Madrid
    The major railway station for departures from Tarragona is Tarragona. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Tarragona for your journey from Tarragona to Madrid.