Trains from Alicante to Madrid

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The cheapest Trains

from Alicante
to Madrid

Cheapest

$42

Average

$83

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Alicante to Madrid will cost around $ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.

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10:12Alicante-Terminal13h 46m 23:58Madrid Atocha Cercanias
$42
1One-way
$421One-way
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17:08Alicante-Terminal6h 50m 23:58Madrid Atocha Cercanias
$42
1One-way
$421One-way
2nd cheapest
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10:12Alicante-Terminal8h 17m 18:29Madrid Atocha Cercanias
$50
1One-way
$501One-way
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10:30Alicante-Terminal13h 28m 23:58Madrid Atocha Cercanias
$50
1One-way
$501One-way
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14:45Alicante-Terminal9h 13m 23:58Madrid Atocha Cercanias
$50
1One-way
$501One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Tue
May 21
$60Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Wed
May 22
$69Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Thu
May 23
$69Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$44Air Nostrum
Fri
May 24
$49Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$44Air Nostrum
Sat
May 25
$47Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Sun
May 26
$52Renfe
$38Alsa
$71Air Nostrum
Mon
May 27
$60Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Tue
May 28
$41Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Wed
May 29
$47Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Thu
May 30
$41Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Fri
May 31
$35Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$157Vueling
Sat
Jun 1
$41Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Sun
Jun 2
$74Renfe
$38Alsa
$96Air Europa
Mon
Jun 3
$53Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$58Air Europa
Tue
Jun 4
$35Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Wed
Jun 5
$29Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Thu
Jun 6
$35Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Fri
Jun 7
$35Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Sat
Jun 8
$35Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$38Air Europa
Sun
Jun 9
$49Renfe AVE
$38Alsa
$44Air Nostrum
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Journey Summary

Alicante to Madrid Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 31 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $41
Trains depart from:Alicante
Trains arrive in:Madrid
Distance:360 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE, Renfe

Train from Alicante to Madrid

Trains in Spain are a convenient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering domestic and international train routes in Spain. Trains from Alicante to Madrid take between 2 hours and 10 minutes and 5½ hours to arrive in Madrid depending on the service chosen. Direct high-speed Renfe AVE trains usually take approximately 2½ hours, while regional trains that require a transfer in Albacete usually take longer. All Alicante to Madrid trains depart from Alicante-Terminal train station and arrive at either Madrid's Atocha or Chamartín train station. The first train departs Alicante at 6:15 a.m., while the last train leaves at 8:10 p.m.

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Alicante to Madrid Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Alicante to Madrid when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€79

1 Day in Advance

€69

1 Week in Advance

€66

2 Weeks in Advance

€63

1 Month in Advance

€58

3 Months in Advance

€58

Alicante to Madrid Trains: General Information


Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Alicante to Madrid train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Alicante to Madrid trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus Some Renfe trains are direct, while other journeys require a transfer in Albacete. All trains depart from Alicante-Terminal train station and arrive at either Madrid's Atocha or Chamartín train station.
  • autobus The Alicante to Madrid train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 11 minutes to arrive in Madrid.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Alicante to Madrid train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Alicante to Madrid trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 13% cheaper on average to purchase Alicante to Madrid train ticket a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the train station.
  • It is 16% cheaper to purchase Alicante to Madrid train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Alicante to Madrid train costs are 27% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Alicante

Alacant-Terminal Station is located in the city center. Cercania trains arrive at Alacant-Terminal Station from the suburbs of Alicante, as well as Elche and Murcia. A new tram service runs along the Alicante coastline as far as Benidorm. Alsa operates local and regional bus services from the city center and towns such as Valencia, Granada, and Barcelona. There is a limited night bus service in Alicante and taxis are available at the station.

Getting into Madrid by Train

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is best known for its world-class collection of art galleries, historical attractions and a very vibrant nightlife. The Museu de Prado, the Reina Sofía National Museum and Art Center (home to Picasso's 'Guernica'), the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum of Art and the Caixa Forum are all within a few minute's walk of each other. Other popular attractions are Plaza Mayor, Plaza Oriente with the Palacio Real and El Retiro Park. Madrid Atocha Station is within easy walking distance of the historic centre of Madrid and is a beautiful building containing a tropical garden. From Atocha, Cercania trains run to the suburbs south of Madrid while the city center is easily accessible by Metro and local buses, operated by EMT Madrid. Several night routes, known locally as Búhos or night owls, operate every twenty minutes. Taxi ranks are available at both entrances to Atocha.

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Best fares for trains from Alicante to Madrid

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Fri, May 24
Train
Renfe AVE
18:102h 37m20:47
AlicanteMadrid
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe AVE
18:102h 37m20:47
AlicanteMadrid
Fastest Trains from Alicante to Madrid
Tue, Jun 18
Train
Renfe AVE
16:552h 16m19:11
AlicanteMadrid
Fri, Jun 7
Train
Renfe AVE
05:142h 21m07:35
AlicanteMadrid
Fri, Jun 21
Train
Renfe AVE
05:142h 21m07:35
AlicanteMadrid
Return Train Tickets for Madrid to Alicante
Wed, May 22
Train
Renfe AVE
19:152h 35m21:50
MadridAlicante
Thu, May 23
Train
Renfe AVE
19:152h 35m21:50
MadridAlicante
Fri, May 24
Train
Renfe AVE
07:252h 22m09:47
MadridAlicante
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Alicante
Madrid
TrainAlicante-Terminal

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Renfe's C1 train runs a direct service connecting Alicante San Gabriel and Alicante Terminal.

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