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Take the train from Tours to Madrid in 12 hours 10 minutes

If you want to travel from Tours to Madrid by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Tours to Madrid by train to take around 16 hours 48 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 12 hours 10 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 6 trains per day running on this route, which spans 851 km. You'll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Madrid.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Tours to Madrid start from $93.20 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Tours to Madrid by train

It takes an average of 16h 48m to travel from Tours to Madrid by train, over a distance of around 529 miles (851 km). There are normally 6 trains per day traveling from Tours to Madrid and tickets for this journey start from $93.20 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

12h 10m


851 miles (529 km)


6 trains per day


2 changes


From $93.20

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, ALSA

Tours to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Tours to Madrid for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:12 18:45 13h 33m, 2 changes
05:42 18:45 13h 3m, 2 changes
06:35 18:45 12h 10m, 4 changes
10:06 07:50 21h 44m, 2 changes
11:13 07:50 20h 37m, 2 changes
19:00 14:45 19h 45m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Tours to Madrid

The price of train tickets from Tours to Madrid starts at $93.20 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 Tours 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 Tours to Madrid

Want to know more about your journey from Tours 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 Tours to Madrid take?

The average journey time by train between Tours and Madrid is 16 hours and 48 minutes, with around 6 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 Tours and Madrid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Tours to Madrid is 12 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Tours to Madrid cost?

Train tickets from Tours to Madrid can start from as little as $93.20 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 Tours to Madrid?

No, there are no direct train services from Tours to Madrid. Travelling from Tours to Madrid by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Tours to Madrid leaves at 06:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Tours to Madrid leaves at 20:00. 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 Tours and Madrid by train?

Trains travelling from Tours to Madrid cover a distance of around 529 miles (851 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Tours to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 01/11/2023 for travel on 01/11/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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