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Overview: Train from Alicante to Cuenca

distanceDistance148 miles (238 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Alicante to Cuenca cover the 148 miles (238 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Cuenca Fernando Zóbel.

Train companies: Renfe and AVE from Alicante to Cuenca trains

Renfe and AVE trains will get you between Alicante and Cuenca from $14 (€11). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

  • Average Price: $14

These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Alicante and Cuenca:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Alicante to Cuenca

Travel by train to Cuenca 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 Alicante to Cuenca.

How much do cheap trains to Cuenca from Alicante cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Alicante and Cuenca for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€11)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train to Cuenca from Alicante?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Alicante to Cuenca train to cost on average $28 (€23)  one way.

How many miles is it from Alicante to Cuenca by train?

The Alicante to Cuenca train distance is approximately 148 miles (238 km).

How long is the train ride to Cuenca from Alicante?

The train time between Alicante and Cuenca is on average 1 h 30 min  for the 148 miles (238 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cuenca from Alicante by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Alicante to Cuenca, which train station in Alicante do I depart from and which train station in Cuenca do I arrive in?

Some of the Alicante train stations to Cuenca you can start your journey from include Alicante-Terminal and Alicante San Gabriel. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cuenca include Cuenca Fernando Zóbel and Cuenca.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Alicante-Terminal   and arriving in Cuenca Fernando Zóbel.

Where is the train station in Alicante to go to Cuenca? Where is the train station in Cuenca located?

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

Passengers arriving in Cuenca most often arrive at Cuenca Fernando Zóbel and need to travel around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Cuenca from Alicante?

If you're looking for trains from Alicante to Cuenca, you can rely on Renfe AVE or Renfe to get you to Cuenca. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Alicante to Cuenca route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest train from Alicante to Cuenca? What time is the last train from Alicante to Cuenca?

You can take the earliest train from Alicante to Cuenca at 6: 10 AM   or take the last train from Alicante to Cuenca leaving at 7: 25 PM. Look for the latest Alicante to Cuenca train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Alicante and Cuenca to score the best deals?

You can find trains from Alicante to Cuenca to cost on average $28 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Alicante to Cuenca train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Alicante-Terminal is the most popular Alicante railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Alicante for your trip to Cuenca.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 912320320
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 15 - 24: 00
Public transit options for Alicante-Terminal
Bus lines: C1, C6, 06, 09
Train lines: L1, L2, C1, C3