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The cheapest trains from Tarragona to Madrid

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Cheapest

$52

Average

$52

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Tarragona to Madrid will cost around $ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

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10:11AMTarragona7h56 06:07PMMadrid Chamartín
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$521One-way

Timetable Tarragona to Madrid

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10:11AMTarragona7h56 06:07PMMadrid Chamartín
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Wed
Aug 4
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$71Vueling
Thu
Aug 5
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$63Vueling
Fri
Aug 6
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$84Vueling
Sat
Aug 7
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$56Air Europa
Sun
Aug 8
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$88Vueling
Mon
Aug 9
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$71Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$49Air Europa
Wed
Aug 11
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$49Vueling
Thu
Aug 12
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$51Vueling
Fri
Aug 13
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$65Air Europa
Sat
Aug 14
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$56Air Europa
Sun
Aug 15
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$55Vueling
Mon
Aug 16
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$58Vueling
Tue
Aug 17
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$33Vueling
Wed
Aug 18
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$33Vueling
Thu
Aug 19
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$31Vueling
Fri
Aug 20
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$31Vueling
Sat
Aug 21
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$49Vueling
Sun
Aug 22
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$49Vueling
Mon
Aug 23
$52Renfe
$51Alsa
$49Vueling

The fastest trains from Tarragona to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Aug 4

Fastest Journey

7 h 56 m

Average

7 h 56 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

424 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Tarragona for Madrid every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 424 km distance in an average of 7 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 56 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.

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10:11AMTarragona7h56 06:07PMMadrid Chamartín
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$521One-way

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Train Information between Tarragona and Madrid

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€40)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Tarragona to Madrid cover the 263 miles (424 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $42 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Tarragona and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies

Renfe and AVE trains from Tarragona to Madrid

For as little as $42 (€33) you can travel by train between Tarragona and Madrid with Renfe and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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AVE

Renfe trains between Tarragona and Madrid are available on Omio for as little as $52 (€41). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train from Tarragona to Madrid, you can expect to travel 263 miles (424 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Tarragona to Madrid trip and find the best option for you.

Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio.

Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid 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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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • 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%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

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Trains from Tarragona to Madrid
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Tarragona to Madrid?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Tarragona and Madrid for as low as $42 (€33)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Madrid from Tarragona on average?
The Tarragona to Madrid train ticket price is on average $50 (€40)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is it from Tarragona to Madrid by train?
You should expect to travel around 263 miles (424 km)  between Tarragona and Madrid by train.
How long is a train to Madrid from Tarragona on average?
The Tarragona to Madrid train duration is on average 2 h 43 min, which is to be expected when traveling 263 miles (424 km) to Madrid from Tarragona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Tarragona to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from Tarragona?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Tarragona   to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Where is the train station in Tarragona to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Tarragona, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Tarragona.

The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Madrid.

Which train providers can take me from Tarragona to Madrid?
If you're looking for trains from Tarragona to Madrid, you can rely on Renfe AVE or Renfe to get you to Madrid. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Tarragona to Madrid trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Tarragona to Madrid?
Yes, there are direct trains a day to Madrid from Tarragona. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When does the first train depart from Tarragona to Madrid? When does the last train depart from Tarragona to Madrid?
The earliest train for this route departs from Tarragona at 8: 11 AM. The last train leaves from Tarragona at 8: 11 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Tarragona to Madrid and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Madrid from Tarragona for the best deals?
You can find trains between Tarragona and Madrid to cost on average $50 (€40) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Tarragona to Madrid train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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