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Jul 8
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Jul 9
$56Renfe AVE
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Jul 10
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Jul 11
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Jul 12
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Journey Summary

Madrid to Alicante Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
5 hours 23 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $41
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:Alicante
Distance:360 km
Bus Companies:Alsa
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Alsa from Madrid to Alicante

Alsa buses will get you from Madrid to Alicante from $41 (€33). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

Alsa

Enjoy one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price with a bus from Madrid to Alicante with Alsa. The Alsa bus ride covers 223 miles (360 km) from Madrid to Alicante at prices starting as low as $41 (€33). Alsa even has different ticket types on select routes for the budget traveler in mind, including Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares. Simply check Omio for Alsa bus schedules and tickets and book the best Madrid - Alicante bus for you.

As Spain’s main bus company offering thousands of regional and urban routes throughout the country, plus more than 300 international routes in 16 different European countries and Morocco, Alsa offers 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.

Alsa has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Madrid and Alicante:

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

Buses from Madrid to Alicante

Buses offer a convenient, direct way to travel from Madrid to Alicante - the gateway to the popular Costa Blanca region. There's a single direct service between the two Spanish cities, every day of the week. Buses run all year-round, so there's no need to worry about seasonal disruption. Journey times will be around 5 hours 50 minutes.

Which bus companies travel from Madrid to Alicante?

Only Alsa currently provides services from Madrid to Alicante, providing direct buses complete with plenty of legroom and air conditioning, along with space for luggage, and onboard wifi.

How long is the bus from Madrid to Alicante?

Travelers can expect a relatively long bus journey from Madrid to Alicante. Journey times will generally be 5 hours 50 minutes, with no changes required at any stage.

How many buses are there from Madrid to Alicante?

Buses depart every day from central Madrid to Alicante. However, there aren't many choices, with just a single direct bus on any given day. Services tend to leave in the late afternoon, not long after 5:00 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Madrid to Alicante?

Departure Bus Station: Buses from Madrid to Alicante will leave from Madrid's Estacion Sur. Estacion Sur can be found in the southern part of the Spanish capital, approximately 2.5 miles south-east of Centro - the location of most hotels and tourist attractions. Getting to the coach station isn't hard, though. The best option is to catch the Madrid Metro to Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur. Mendez Alvaro is on Metro Line 6, along with various Cercanias overground lines, which provide links to Atocha Station. Expect Metro journeys from Barajas Airport to take 30-40 minutes at least.

Arrival Bus Station: Buses to Alicante from Madrid will arrive at the Plaza de Coruna, in Playa de San Juan, a suburb in the north-eastern part of the city. The Alsa stop is very close to a range of beaches, and offers ready access to resorts to the north of Alicante via Costa Blanca Station - about 200 meters north of the coach stop. From there, travelers can catch trains north or head south into Alicante itself. The journey from Playa de San Juan to Alicante Station will take about 30 minutes, with various stops along the way. So those headed to the city may want to consider taxis, which are almost certainly the fastest transfer option.

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FAQs
How much are cheap buses from Madrid to Alicante?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Madrid and Alicante for as low as $33 (€33)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Madrid and Alicante?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $33 (€33)  for a bus ticket between Madrid and Alicante.
How far is it from Madrid to Alicante by bus?
The Madrid to Alicante bus distance is approximately 223 miles (360 km).
What is the Madrid to Alicante bus travel time?
The bus time from Madrid to Alicante is on average 5 h  for the 223 miles (360 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Alicante from Madrid by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Madrid to Alicante, which bus station in Madrid do I depart from and which bus station in Alicante do I arrive in?

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

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante.

Where do I find the Madrid bus station to Alicante? Where is the Alicante bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Alicante.

What bus providers go from Madrid to Alicante?
Take the Madrid to Alicante bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Alicante from Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Madrid to Alicante? What time is the last bus from Madrid to Alicante?
The first Madrid to Alicante bus departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last bus from Madrid to Alicante leaves at 10: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Madrid to Alicante on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy bus tickets between Madrid and Alicante to score the best deals?
You can find buses between Madrid and Alicante to cost on average $33 (€33) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Alicante bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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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