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Algeciras to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 10h 59m to travel from Algeciras to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 311 miles (501 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Algeciras to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from $24.09 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 26m
PriceFrom $24.09
Distance311 miles (501 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
Departure stationAlgeciras
Arrival stationMadrid
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe

Algeciras to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Algeciras to Madrid for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:30 10:56 5h 26m, 1 change
02:03 07:35 5h 32m, direct
04:22 08:10 15h 48m, 2 changes
04:22 09:32 17h 10m, 1 change

Renfe and Altaria trains from Algeciras to Madrid

You can travel from Algeciras to Madrid on Renfe and Altaria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

The Altaria service is operated by Talgo trains that make day trips over long distances and connect central and southern Spain at speeds of up to 125 mph (200 km/h). Altaria services connects Madrid with the Murcia and Andalusia regions, and have two classes with different levels of comfort – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Algeciras to Madrid

The price of train tickets from Algeciras to Madrid starts at $24.09 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Algeciras to Madrid by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Algeciras to Madrid

Want to know more about your journey from Algeciras to Madrid? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Algeciras to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between Algeciras and Madrid is 10 hours and 59 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Algeciras and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Algeciras to Madrid is 5 hours and 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Algeciras to Madrid cost?

Train tickets from Algeciras to Madrid can start from as little as $24.09 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Algeciras to Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Algeciras to Madrid without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Algeciras to Madrid each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Algeciras to Madrid leave?

The first train from Algeciras to Madrid leaves at 02:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Algeciras to Madrid leave?

The last train from Algeciras to Madrid leaves at 05:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Algeciras and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Algeciras to Madrid cover a distance of around 311 miles (501 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid to Algeciras.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Algeciras to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/18/2021 for travel on 05/18/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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