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AVE Madrid to Tarragona

Trains AVE from Madrid to Tarragona

Almost every day, we see how AVE trains are reinforced on specific dates, as well as the emergence of new high speed connections, it must be for something! We show you each and every one of the options you have before booking your tickets for AVE Madrid Tarragona and we inform you about the cheapest options, so that you do not spend one cent more for your AVE tickets Madrid - Tarragona if it is not absolutely necessary. Get on the AVE of the best prices for your AVE tickets Madrid Tarragona. Check all the timetables for AVE from Madrid to Tarragona on AVE schedules Madrid to Tarragona.

It does not matter the schedule we choose, the travel class we select and the route we opt for, etc., we will always depart from Madrid and arrive at Tarragona, being the first departure of the day at 7:30 h, leaving us at Tarragona at 10:04 h and the last at 20:40 h. For practical travellers, the best tickets AVE Madrid - Tarragona.

The prices for the tickets AVE Madrid - Tarragona are, thanks to our spectacular search engine and the work we do every day in order to offer you the best price guaranteed for your tickets AVE Madrid - Tarragona, between 5,00 € and 99,20 €, with an average price of 68,37 €. Choose our tickets AVE Madrid - Tarragona for a cheap travel. Equally, for the return, AVE Tarragona Madrid.

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AVE Madrid - Tarragona

Distance: 423 Km
Average length: 2 hours 29 minutes
Average speed: 160.8 km/h
Price of the cheapest ticket: 5,00 €
Average ticket price: 68,37 €
Price of the expensive ticket: 99,20 €

The cheapest AVE Madrid Tarragona ticket

The search for the AVE train ticket from Madrid to Tarragona for the best price was made on the a las h, it is a Avlo train with departure on the 03/07/2021 a las 19:30 h and arrival on the 03/07/2021 a las 22:08 h. The price of the cheapest ticket has been 5,00 € and the cheapest rate possible for this ticket has been the Niño Básica fare.

Renfe official ticket from AVE Madrid to Tarragona

Billete AVE Madrid  Tarragona 08/07/2016 issues official AVE Madrid Tarragona tickets and it does totally legally as a verified and authorised travel agency by Renfe, ie if you buy a AVE Madrid Tarragona ticket through our website, you only need to print the ticket or to show the bidi code sent to the mobile phone, present it at the Madrid Atocha station and get on the train you have got assigned.

This is a real example of a Madrid Tarragona ticket issued by

On it you can see the ticket number 7255900643180, the locator WMXLU5, the origin and destination stations, in this case the train travels from Madrid Atocha to Camp De Tarragona. The railway operator Renfe, the train type AVE, the train number 03053 and the rail car 006. The contracted rate Promo in Turista class, the assigned seat 13A, the price for the ticket, this Madrid Tarragona train ticket is not necessarily the cheapest ticket since the price of the train ticket often depends on the time in advance with which you bought the ticket. In this case the price is 30,75€ and the departure date is 08/07/2016. The train departure time of this ticket is at 05:50 h and the arrival of this train at the Camp De Tarragona station is at 08:17 h. The duration of the journey from Madrid Atocha to Camp De Tarragona has been 2 horas 27 minutos.

Cheap AVE Madrid Tarragona tickets

  • Origin Destination Train Date Price
  • Madrid Tarragona Avlo 03/07/2021 5,00 €
  • Madrid Tarragona AVE 08/07/2021 15,00 €
  • Madrid Tarragona AVE 03/07/2021 19,00 €
  • Madrid Tarragona Avlo 30/10/2021 25,00 €
  • Madrid Tarragona Avlo 06/11/2021 35,00 €
  • Madrid Tarragona AVE 20/04/2021 35,50 €

AVE from Madrid to Tarragona, stations, prices and schedules

Enlarge map AVE Madrid to Tarragona Besides the good prices, travelling by AVE is distinguished for its speed, then, for the high speed route between Madrid and Tarragona, which is of 423 Km, depending on the number of intermediate stops and other minor issues, our journey by AVE from Madrid to Tarragona may take between 2 hours 14 minutes and 2 hours 38 minutes, being the average time 2 hours 29 minutes. Before getting on the AVE Madrid Tarragona, check your AVE ticket Madrid Tarragona to know the number of wagon and your seat.

We do not know if travelling by AVE in economy class, or in another as for example Turista Plus class? Some beginner travellers, will still be astonished that sometimes travelling in one or another class have the same price for the journey from Madrid to Tarragona or that there are barely any differences, or that travelling in Turista Plus class is, occasionally, cheaper than in economy class, although our regular costumers for AVE Madrid Tarragona know that it is always better to check the different possibilities available before booking tickets AVE Madrid - Tarragona and not count on anything, even when we commit to offer you always the best price for your tickets AVE Madrid - Tarragona, there might be punctual offers for AVE Madrid - Tarragona. With these prices for tickets AVE Madrid Tarragona you still feel more like travelling.

In economy class, our search engine has found 5,00 € as the best price for your AVE tickets Madrid Tarragona and 42,65 € as the cheapest price travelling in Turista Plus. “Tapear” (go round the bars eating snacks in Spain), rest, visit points of interest and much more... you can start to do it as soon as you arrive at Tarragona.

Information about the AVE journey from Madrid to Tarragona

If you have doubts or questions about your AVE trip from Madrid to Tarragona, we have prepared a list of questions that our clients usually ask us.

If I buy AVE tickets from Madrid to Tarragona, do I have to print the tickets?
It is not necessary, we will send you the tickets both to your email and to your mobile phone so that you can travel without problems just by showing your mobile phone. We recommend, if you have the possibility to print them, that you do so in case you have problems with the coverage or with the battery of your mobile phone.
How long in advance do I have to be at the Madrid AVE station?
Normally we recommend that you be at the train station 30 minutes before the train's departure to go with tranquility and comfort.
What is the duration of the AVE trip from Madrid to Tarragona?
The duration of the trip by AVE Madrid Tarragona will depend on its stops. Normally the average duration of the trip is 2 hours 29 minutes , it will depend on the stops that the AVE train you have chosen has to make at other stations.
How fast do trains travel from Madrid to Tarragona?
The AVE Madrid to Tarragona travels at an average speed of 160.8 km/h , although at times it can reach much higher maximum speeds.
When does the first AVE depart from Madrid to Tarragona?
Normally, the first AVE leaves Madrid at 7:30 h and arrives at Tarragona at 10:04 h. TIt is possible that the schedule of the first AVE train will change if it is on holidays or weekends.
How much are the AVE tickets from Madrid to Tarragona?
The prices of AVE trains from Madrid to Tarragona can vary greatly, from 5,00 € to 99,20 € . The most important thing, if you are looking for the cheapest ticket, is that you buy it as far in advance as possible , this way you will get the best offers and prices.
Is there a direct AVE from Madrid to Tarragona or will I have to change?
All AVE trains Madrid Tarragona are direct , you will not need to change during the trip. You can go from Madrid to Tarragona by AVE directly without getting off the train or changing stations, although the AVE may have to make a stop at an intermediate station.
Can I change or cancel my AVE tickets from Madrid to Tarragona?
There are two options, there are tickets that, if they allow changes and cancellations and others do not, these are usually cheaper. It is very important that you choose the rate that suits you best at the time of purchase.
How far does the AVE travel from Madrid to Tarragona?
Trains AVE traveling from Madrid to Tarragona cover a distance of approximately 423 Km and the average duration of the AVE journey is 2 hours 29 minutes.
When is the last AVE from Madrid to Tarragona?
Normally, the last AVE that can be taken leaves from Madrid at 20:40 h and arrives at Tarragona at 23:18 h . It is possible that the schedule of the last AVE train changes if it is on holidays or weekends.

More about the AVE Madrid Tarragona

The stretch between Madrid and Barcelona passes through the provinces of Madrid, Guadalajara, Soria, Zaragoza, Huesca, Lleida, Tarragona and Barcelona. Once you are in Camp de Tarragona, you can get to the city centre of Tarragona by private vehicle, bus or taxi.

The AVE station in Tarragona is called Camp de Tarragona and it is one of the few AVE stations that are not located in the city centre. In it they stop trains AVE, Alvia, Avant and Trenhotel and it has 8 tracks of international width. Four of these tracks do not have a platform because only direct trains from Madrid to Barcelona or Madrid - Zaragoza – Barcelona get through and do not stop at Camp de Tarragona.

Camp de Tarragona (1)


This station was inaugurated in 2006 due to the prolongation of the L.A.V. Madrid-Zaragoza-Barcelona-French Border. At the beginning, it acted as a terminal station until Roda de Bará but it stopped being terminal in 2008 with the prolongation of the LAV until Barcelona-Sants. The station was formerly a RENFE station called La Secuita-Perafort which closed in 1990.

On December 18, 2006, the extension to Camp de Tarragona was completed and on May 7, 2007, the permitted speed was increased to 300 km/h. In the summer of 2007, Alvia trains run the 602.8 km route between Madrid-Atocha and Barcelona-Sants, with changes in track width in Camp de Tarragona.


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