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Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

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.

BlaBlaCar
09:10AM4h30
Madrid
01:40PMAlicante
$241One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
04:40PM4h40
Madrid
09:20PMAlicante
$251One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
02:30PM4h00
Madrid
06:30PMAlicante
$271One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
05:00PM4h00
Madrid
09:00PMAlicante
$271One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
06:00PM4h00
Madrid
10:00PMAlicante
$281One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Madrid to Alicante

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
Alsa
12:30AM5h10
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
05:40AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 transfers
Alsa
12:30AM7h20
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
07:50AMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
07:30AM5h00
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
12:30PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 transfers
Alsa
07:30AM8h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
03:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
07:30AM7h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
02:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
07:30AM9h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa Supra
08:15AM8h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa Supra
08:15AM6h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
02:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa Supra
08:15AM7h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
03:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
09:00AM7h55
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
09:00AM8h55
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
05:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
10:30AM7h20
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
05:50PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
11:45AM8h05
Madrid
07:50PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
01:30PM6h20
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
07:50PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
04:00PM6h50
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
10:50PMAlicante, Estacion ADIF
1 transfer
Alsa
04:00PM6h55
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
10:55PMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa Supra
04:30PM4h50
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
09:20PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 transfers
Alsa
05:30PM5h35
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
11:05PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 transfers
Alsa
11:45PM8h05
Madrid
07:50AMAlicante
1 transfer
Alsa
11:45PM5h55
Madrid
05:40AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 transfers

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Bus times from Madrid to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

7 h 7 m

Buses per day

20

Distance

360 km

Of the 20 buses that leave Madrid for Alicante every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Alsa Supra
04:30PM4h50
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
09:20PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$641One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Alsa
07:30AM5h00
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
12:30PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$431One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
12:30AM5h10
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
05:40AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$431One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
05:30PM5h35
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
11:05PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$431One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
11:45PM5h55
Madrid
05:40AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Alicante

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€35)
frequencyBus frequency7 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus

Buses from Madrid to Alicante cover the 223 miles (360 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses).

Bus companies: Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar from Madrid to Alicante

Find the best buses between Madrid and Alicante with Omio's travel partners Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar from $8 (€7). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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.

Madrid to Alicante bus information with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $8
  • Alsa frequency: 7 a day

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.

FAQs: Bus from Madrid to Alicante

FAQs: Take the bus from Madrid to Alicante with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Alicante.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Alicante can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Madrid to Alicante is $40 (€35); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Madrid to Alicante bus travel time is 4 h 35 min   for the 223 mile (360 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Madrid to Alicante leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Madrid to Alicante leaves at 10: 45 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Alicante without having to change trains with Alsa. There are 5 direct buses from Madrid to Alicante each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Madrid to Alicante bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route between Madrid and Alicante as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4 and Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83. When arriving in Alicante, you can end your journey in bus stations like Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant - Terminal 2.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, which is located around 3.1 miles (5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), located 7.6 miles (12.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Alicante from Madrid is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Madrid to Alicante is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Madrid and Alicante including taking a train, bus or flight.

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