The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid to Albacete is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 40 m
2 h 44 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Madrid for Albacete every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||139 miles (224 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$23 (€20)|
|Bus companies||Alsa Supra or Alsa|
Buses from Madrid to Albacete cover the 139 miles (224 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Alsa Supra or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Albacete, San Julián-ayuntamiento.
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Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Buses from Madrid to Albacete are a comfortable and economical way to travel from the capital of Spain to the most populated city of Castilla-La Mancha in less than 3 hours. It is a route of about 250 kilometers with numerous daily departures.
The Madrid Albacete bus line is managed by Eurolines and Alsa. Most coaches offer standard services, but some Alsa coaches have Supra's cataloguing, with extras such as WiFi on board.
The time it takes the Madrid Albacete buses to complete the route is very variable. Although all of them are direct, without the need for transfers, there are two types of itineraries: those that do not make intermediate stops and those that stop at passing places. In the first case, the duration is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. In the second, they slightly exceed 4 hours of travel.
The Madrid Albacete bus line stands out for the large number of daily departures. In some times, such as in the morning, there may be 4 or 6 per hour. There are buses at all times of the day, even late at night.
Southern Madrid Station: is the one known by the name of Méndez Álvaro, because of the street in which it is located. It has shops, restaurants, pharmacy, waiting areas, toilets and information offices, among other services. It is connected to the rest of the transport network by means of the metro line 6 stop and Cercanías station, which allows the traveller to reach Atocha in a few minutes. In addition, you can take taxis, city buses and intercity buses with different destinations. However, some of the buses on this route stop at T4 at Madrid-Barajas airport.
Albacete Station: is part of the main transport hub of the city, as it is a few meters from the train station of Los Llanos and in its vicinity there are urban bus stops of lines C, E and G. Inside its facilities there are waiting areas and some shops: fashion store, cafeteria, kiosk-papelería and a car rental stand. In 10 or 15 minutes you can reach the main places of interest in the historic center, such as Gabriel Lodares Square.
When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Albacete, you can end your journey in bus stations like Albacete, San Julián-ayuntamiento, Albacete, Estación de Autobuses and Albacete.
Omio customers book a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Albacete, San Julián-ayuntamiento most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, which is located around 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Albacete, San Julián-ayuntamiento, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.
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