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Mon
18 Oct
£36Renfe
£45Vueling
Tue
19 Oct
£36Renfe
£51Vueling
Wed
20 Oct
£36Renfe
£47Vueling
Thu
21 Oct
£36Renfe
£23Iberia
Fri
22 Oct
£36Renfe
£64Vueling
Sat
23 Oct
£36Renfe AVE
£40Air Europa
Sun
24 Oct
£36Renfe AVE
£47Vueling
Mon
25 Oct
£36Renfe
£40Air Europa
Tue
26 Oct
£36Renfe
£23Iberia
Wed
27 Oct
£36Renfe
£23Iberia
Thu
28 Oct
£36Renfe
£26Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£36Renfe
£63Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£29Renfe AVE
£52Air Europa
Sun
31 Oct
£25Renfe AVE
£39Vueling
Mon
1 Nov
£73Renfe AVE
£40Air Europa
Tue
2 Nov
£36Renfe
£23Iberia
Wed
3 Nov
£36Renfe
£23Iberia
Thu
4 Nov
£36Renfe
£23Iberia
Fri
5 Nov
£36Renfe
£45Vueling
Sat
6 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£39Vueling

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Train Information to Tarragona from Madrid

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Tarragona cover the 263 miles (424 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Tarragona.

Train companies

Madrid to Tarragona with Renfe and AVE

Renfe and AVE trains will get you between Madrid and Tarragona from £36. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Renfe
AVE

Renfe trains between Madrid and Tarragona are available on Omio for as little as £36. Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When travelling on a Renfe train from Madrid to Tarragona, you can expect to travel 263 miles (424 km). Check Renfe’s train timetables and tickets for the Madrid to Tarragona journey 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 travellers 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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Madrid to Tarragona
Travel by train to Tarragona 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 Madrid to Tarragona.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Tarragona from Madrid cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Madrid to Tarragona to cost as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Madrid to Tarragona?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Madrid to Tarragona is £41  one way.
What is the distance from Madrid to Tarragona via train?
You should expect to travel around 263 miles (424 km)  to Tarragona from Madrid by train.
How long does it take from Madrid to Tarragona by train?
On average the Madrid to Tarragona train time is 2 h 14 min  covering the 263 miles (424 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Madrid to Tarragona do I depart from? Which Tarragona train station from Madrid do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Tarragona.

Where is the train station in Madrid? Where is the train station in Tarragona?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Tarragona, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service between Madrid and Tarragona?
For the trip from Madrid to Tarragona you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Madrid to Tarragona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Tarragona from Madrid?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Madrid to Tarragona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Madrid to Tarragona?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Madrid at 05: 15. The last train leaves from Madrid at 18: 40. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Madrid to Tarragona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Tarragona from Madrid to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Madrid to Tarragona is on average £41 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Tarragona from Madrid available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Tarragona
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip between Madrid and Tarragona.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203