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Tarragona to Madrid by train

The journey from Tarragona to Madrid by train is 263.9 mi and takes 5 hr 20 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:55 AM and the last at 7:54 PM. It is possible to travel from Tarragona to Madrid by train for as little as $42.18 or as much as $133.76. The best price for this journey is $42.18.

Lowest Price$42.18
Journey Duration5 hr 20 min
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price$42.18
Highest Price$133.76
First Departure12:55 AM
Last Departure7:54 PM
Distance263.9 mi
DepartureTarragona
ArrivalMadrid
CarriersIryo, FlixBusMore

Tarragona to Madrid Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Traveling from Tarragona to Madrid with Virail

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Tarragona to Madrid?

The prices for train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid will cost $42.18. The average train ticket price is approximately $95.32. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $95.32 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Tarragona to Madrid.

How much time will it take to go from Tarragona to Madrid by train?

The journey between Tarragona and Madrid by train is approximately 263.9 mi. It will take you more or less 5 hr 20 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Tarragona and Madrid is around 263.9 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 hr 20 min. However, the fastest routes between Tarragona and Madrid take 3 hr 53 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What are the stations on the Tarragona to Madrid route?

In Tarragona, departure stations include Salou - Port Aventura,TARRAGONA,Tarragona estacion tren. When you arrive in Madrid, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Madrid Chamartin,MADRID (E),Madrid Puente de la Cea,Madrid - Avenida de America,Madrid Barajas Airport,MADRID BARAJAS aeropuerto T1,Madrid-Atocha,Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from Tarragona leave for Madrid?

If you want to get from Tarragona to Madrid, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 24 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 2 direct journeys between Tarragona and Madrid. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 22 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Tarragona to Madrid. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Tarragona to Madrid.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Tarragona to Madrid, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Tarragona to Madrid.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Madrid by train

When travelling to Madrid by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Iryo is a Spanish high-speed train operator, founded in 2019 and serving Spain's major cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza. iryo operates on the national rail network in Spain, using the latest AVE high-speed trains to transport passengers at speeds of up to 310 km/h.

Ticket types and facilities from Tarragona to Madrid

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Iryo when traveling from Tarragona to Madrid.

Singular

The "Singular fare" offers flexibility for entrepreneurs and companies with personalized customer service from iryo assistants.
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Inicial

iryo's Inicial fare provides affordable travel without compromising on comfort or service.
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Singular ONLY YOU

The "Singular Only YOU" fare is designed for entrepreneurs and companies, providing the best conditions for changes and cancellations in the ticket.
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Infinita

Infinita is iryo's all-inclusive fare that offers the best travel options with flexibility and comfort.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect to free WiFi on iryo trains in any class. Enjoy movies, TV shows, live news, and Spotify for entertainment.
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Every seat on iryo trains comes with power sockets, and those in the Infinita and Singular Cafe class boast additional USB ports.
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On iryo trains, flexible baggage policy lets you travel comfortably with up to 3 pieces of luggage, including a piece of hand luggage. Maximum size for 2 larger pieces is 85x55x35cm, while hand luggage must be 36x27x15cm. Total weight limit is 25kg.
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iryo trains are designed for inclusivity, offering designated seats for passengers with reduced mobility and ensuring step-free access during both boarding and disembarking.
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iryo offers quality menus for all classes. Find the onboard restaurant/bar usually close to coach 2. For Infinita Class passengers, meals are served at your seat, but remember to book 24 hours in advance.
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Enjoy fresh and comfortable air on the ETR1000 train; its cutting-edge air-conditioning system refreshes the entire carriage's air in just 3 minutes, ensuring a generous 35 m3/h of fresh outside air for every passenger.
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On Iryo trains, you can bring along one disassembled bicycle or electric scooter per coach, as long as it's tucked into a bag and stays within 90x120x40cm. It's free to transport! Just keep in mind that you'll handle the loading, safekeeping, and unloading. Also, be considerate of other passengers' comfort and safety, and remember any damages caused are on you.
Services on board Iryo, FlixBus and Alsa from Tarragona to Madrid
Compare services on board when travelling from Tarragona to Madrid by train.
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Tarragona to Madrid CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
29.73kg
Bus
31.85kg
Flight
84.94kg
Car
67.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Tarragona to Madrid by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Tarragona and Madrid are 29.73kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Tarragona and Madrid? By taking the train between Tarragona and Madrid you will save 55.21kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.12kg compared to a bus and 38.22kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Tarragona to Madrid?
A train ticket from Tarragona to Madrid is $95.32. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $42.18.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Tarragona to Madrid?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Tarragona to Madrid is $42.18. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Tarragona and Madrid by train?
Tarragona to Madrid is 263.9 mi.
How long does the train between Tarragona and Madrid take?
Tarragona to Madrid is on average 5 hr 20 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 53 min.
Which companies operate from Tarragona to Madrid?
The train journey from Tarragona to Madrid is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Iryo, FlixBus, Alsa, Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS and Renfe.
How many train connections per day go from Tarragona to Madrid?
Tarragona to Madrid has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Tarragona to Madrid leave?
The earliest train from Tarragona to Madrid departs at 12:55 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Tarragona to Madrid depart?
The latest train from Tarragona to Madrid departs at 7:54 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Tarragona to Madrid in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $42.18 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Tarragona to Madrid?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Tarragona to go to Madrid.
What's the fastest journey time between Tarragona to Madrid by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Tarragona and Madrid is 3 hr 53 min.
Is there a direct train from Tarragona to Madrid?
Yes, there is a direct train between Tarragona and Madrid.
What are the CO2 emissions for Tarragona to Madrid by train?
The train journey from Tarragona to Madrid creates 29.73kg of CO2 emissions.

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