Cheap bus tickets from Alicante to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

$43

Average

$51

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Alicante to Madrid will cost around $ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.

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10:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h15 03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$431One-way
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02:45PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante6h05 08:50PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$431One-way
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01:45AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h05 06:50AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$431One-way
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05:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h00 10:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$431One-way
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01:45AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h50 06:35AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$431One-way

Bus schedule from Alicante to Madrid

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01:45AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h05 06:50AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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01:45AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h50 06:35AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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09:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h50 02:05PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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09:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h10 02:25PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h15 03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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11:30AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h00 04:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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02:30PMAlicante6h20 08:50PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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02:45PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante6h05 08:50PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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04:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h40 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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04:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h00 09:15PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h00 10:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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Fri
Jan 28
$66Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$70Air Nostrum
Sat
Jan 29
$58Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$70Air Nostrum
Sun
Jan 30
$49Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$70Air Nostrum
Mon
Jan 31
$49Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Tue
Feb 1
$49Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 2
$49Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$52Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 3
$41Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$52Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 4
$49Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$59Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 5
$41Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Sun
Feb 6
$41Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$56Air Nostrum
Mon
Feb 7
$41Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Tue
Feb 8
$33Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 9
$33Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 10
$33Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Fri
Feb 11
$41Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Sat
Feb 12
$29Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Sun
Feb 13
$33Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Mon
Feb 14
$41Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Tue
Feb 15
$29Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 16
$25Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$25Air Nostrum

Bus times from Alicante to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

5 h 12 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

360 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Alicante for Madrid every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 360 km distance in an average of 5 h 12 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h40 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$631One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h50 02:05PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$631One-way
2nd Fastest
01:45AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante4h50 06:35AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$431One-way
04:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h00 09:15PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$641One-way
05:15PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante5h00 10:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$431One-way

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Overview: Bus from Alicante to Madrid

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€32)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Alicante to Madrid cover the 223 miles (360 km) long route taking on average 4 h 50 min 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 $39 (€32), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $39 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Bus providers: Alsa from Alicante to Madrid

You can travel by bus between Alicante and Madrid with Alsa for as low as $39 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Alsa

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: $39

When you buy your Alsa bus tickets between Alicante and Madrid don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Madrid from Alicante

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FAQs

How much do cheap buses to Madrid from Alicante cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Madrid from Alicante for as low as $39 (€32)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the bus to Madrid from Alicante on average?

The Alicante to Madrid bus ticket price is on average $39 (€32)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance between Alicante and Madrid by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Alicante to Madrid by bus to be approximately 223 miles (360 km).

How long is the bus ride from Alicante to Madrid?

While the time it takes to travel 223 miles (360 km) between Alicante and Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Alicante to Madrid bus journey time is on average 4 h 50 min.

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?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Alicante-Terminal and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Alicante and Madrid?

When taking a bus from Alicante to Madrid, you can count on Alsa, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Madrid from Alicante and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

Can I book a direct bus from Alicante to Madrid?

If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Alsa or Alsa Supra. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

What time is the earliest bus from Alicante to Madrid? What time is the last bus from Alicante to Madrid?

The earliest bus departing from Alicante to Madrid leaves at 9: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Alicante to Madrid leaves at 4: 15 PM. You can find the latest Alicante to Madrid bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase the Alicante to Madrid bus for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way bus ticket from Alicante to Madrid is on average $39 (€32) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Alicante to Madrid available a few months in advance.