Madrid to Alicante bus

Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

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33

Average

36

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid to Alicante is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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12:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur4h50 05:20AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way
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03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h15 08:45PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way
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11:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h45 05:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way
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12:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur4h55 05:25PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way
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09:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur5h05 02:35PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way

Bus schedule from Madrid to Alicante

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12:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur4h50 05:20AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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08:15AMMadrid, Estación Sur4h40 12:55PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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09:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur5h05 02:35PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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12:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur4h55 05:25PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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02:15PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h45 08:00PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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03:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h00 08:00PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h15 08:45PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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04:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur4h50 09:20PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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05:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h35 11:05PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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11:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h45 05:15AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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11:45PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h35 05:20AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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Bus times from Madrid to Alicante

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Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

5 h 12 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

360 km

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

Fastest
08:15AMMadrid, Estación Sur4h40 12:55PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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481One-way
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12:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur4h50 05:20AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way
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04:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur4h50 09:20PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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481One-way
12:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur4h55 05:25PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 transfers
331One-way
03:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur5h00 08:00PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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331One-way

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Alicante

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 55 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Infobus or Alsa Supra

Buses from Madrid to Alicante cover the 223 miles (360 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Infobus or Alsa Supra. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Alicante, Estación de Autobuses.

Bus providers: Alsa from Madrid to Alicante

Find the best journey to Alicante from Madrid with Omio's bus partners Alsa! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Alsa

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 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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Alicante from Madrid

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Alicante easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Alicante.
    FAQs
    You should expect to travel around 223 miles (360 km)  between Madrid and Alicante by bus.
    While the time it takes to travel 223 miles (360 km) between Madrid and Alicante can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Alicante bus journey time is on average 4 h 55 min.

    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, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Alicante, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Alicante, Estación de Autobuses, Alicante, Estacion ADIF and Alicante.

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

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the bus station to the city center in Alicante.

    For the best Madrid to Alicante bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa, Infobus or Alsa Supra. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Madrid to Alicante to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are direct buses from Madrid to Alicante, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Alsa  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    You can take the first bus from Madrid to Alicante at 9: 45 PM. The last bus from Madrid to Alicante that you can take departs at 9: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Madrid to Alicante schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

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