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Bus Information to Madrid from Alicante

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€32)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Alicante to Madrid cover the 223 miles (360 km) long journey taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $40 (€32), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $40 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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Travel with Alsa between Alicante and Madrid

You can travel by bus between Alicante and Madrid with Alsa for as low as $40 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Alsa

One of the easiest ways to travel between Alicante and Madrid is by taking a bus with Alsa. As the main provider for bus travel in Spain with a plethora of national and regional routes, Alsa transports more than 300 million passengers per year. You can find Alsa bus schedules and tickets for Alicante to Madrid quickly on Omio and book cheap bus tickets online. Alicante is around 223 miles (360 km) away from Madrid by bus and the cheapest Alba bus from Alicante to Madrid starts at $40 (€32).

Alsa’s premium services offer one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes. Along with all the routes covered by Alsa Normal buses, which include basic services like restrooms, free WiFi access, footrests and onboard entertainment, the bus company has other types of buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious services depending on the specific route.

These are Alsa's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Alicante and Madrid:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Alicante to Madrid

Buses in Spain are a convenient and affordable way to travel, with numerous companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Alsa runs between 8-21 buses from Alicante to Madrid each day. The first Alicante to Madrid bus leaves at 1:45 a.m. while the last departs at 5:15 p.m. Buses from Alicante to Madrid takes at least 4:45 h to arrive in Madrid.

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Alicante to Madrid Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Alicante to Madrid when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€46

1 Day in Advance

€46

1 Week in Advance

€37

2 Weeks in Advance

€31

1 Month in Advance

€31

3 Months in Advance

€31

Alicante to Madrid Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 4:45 h to arrive in Madrid.

  • autobus All Alicante to Madrid buses are run by ALSA.
  • autobus All buses are direct, depart from Alicante bus station and arrive at either Madrid's Estacion Sur or Aeropuerto Barajas T4.
  • autobus Traveling from Alicante to Madrid by bus takes as little as 4 hours and 45 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Alicante to Madrid bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Alicante to Madrid buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 20% cheaper to book an Alicante to Madrid bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Alicante to Madrid bus tickets are 33% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

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Buses from Alicante to Madrid
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Alicante to Madrid?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Alicante to Madrid buses for as little as $40 (€32)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Alicante to Madrid?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Alicante to Madrid bus price to come in at an average of $40 (€32)  one way.
What is the distance to Madrid from Alicante by bus?
The bus distance from Alicante to Madrid is around 223 miles (360 km).
How many hours is the bus time between Alicante and Madrid?
While the time it takes to travel 223 miles (360 km) to Madrid from Alicante can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Alicante to Madrid bus journey time is on average 5 h.
Which bus station from Alicante to Madrid do I depart from? Which Madrid bus station from Alicante do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Alicante, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante, Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante and Alicante, Estacion ADIF. When you arrive in Madrid, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Alicante-Terminal   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the departure bus station in Alicante located? Where is the arrival bus station in Madrid located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Alicante-Terminal, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Alicante. The most popular arrival bus station in Madrid, called Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, is located around 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Alicante to Madrid?
For the route from Alicante to Madrid you can take a bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Madrid from Alicante on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from Alicante to Madrid? When does the last bus depart from Alicante to Madrid?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Alicante at 8: 15 AM. The last bus leaves from Alicante at 11: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Alicante to Madrid and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy bus tickets from Alicante to Madrid to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to Madrid from Alicante within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€32) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Alicante to Madrid a few months in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10