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The cheapest trains

from Madrid
to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

$54

Average

$74

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

The average ticket from Madrid to Alicante will cost around $ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.

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07:50Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h1914:09Alicante-Terminal
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$541One-way
2nd Cheapest
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14:19Madrid Chamartín6h1520:34Alicante-Terminal
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$581One-way
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14:32Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h0220:34Alicante-Terminal
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$591One-way
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08:00Madrid Chamartín6h0914:09Alicante-Terminal
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$641One-way
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14:56Madrid Chamartín5h3820:34Alicante-Terminal
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$641One-way

Train Times

Madrid to Alicante

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07:50Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h1914:09Alicante-Terminal
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07:50Madrid Atocha Cercanias3h5711:47Alicante-Terminal
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07:50Madrid Atocha Cercanias5h3013:20Alicante-Terminal
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08:00Madrid Chamartín6h0914:09Alicante-Terminal
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09:25Madrid Atocha2h2211:47Alicante-Terminal
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10:45Madrid Atocha4h1314:58Alicante-Terminal
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10:45Madrid Atocha2h3513:20Alicante-Terminal
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12:30Madrid Atocha4h3617:06Alicante-Terminal
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12:30Madrid Atocha2h2814:58Alicante-Terminal
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12:51Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h1517:06Alicante-Terminal
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14:19Madrid Chamartín6h1520:34Alicante-Terminal
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14:20Madrid Atocha6h1420:34Alicante-Terminal
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14:20Madrid Atocha5h1019:30Alicante-Terminal
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14:20Madrid Atocha2h4617:06Alicante-Terminal
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14:32Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h5819:30Alicante-Terminal
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14:32Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h0220:34Alicante-Terminal
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14:56Madrid Chamartín5h3820:34Alicante-Terminal
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16:25Madrid Atocha2h1818:43Alicante-Terminal
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16:55Madrid Atocha2h3519:30Alicante-Terminal
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16:55Madrid Atocha4h4721:42Alicante-Terminal
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17:20Madrid Atocha4h2221:42Alicante-Terminal
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17:20Madrid Atocha5h4023:00Alicante-Terminal
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17:48Madrid Atocha Cercanias5h1223:00Alicante-Terminal
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17:48Madrid Atocha Cercanias6h0223:50Alicante-Terminal
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17:48Madrid Atocha Cercanias3h5421:42Alicante-Terminal
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18:32Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h2823:00Alicante-Terminal
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18:32Madrid Atocha Cercanias5h1823:50Alicante-Terminal
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18:53Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h0723:00Alicante-Terminal
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18:53Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h5723:50Alicante-Terminal
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19:20Madrid Atocha2h2221:42Alicante-Terminal
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19:20Madrid Atocha3h4023:00Alicante-Terminal
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19:20Madrid Atocha4h3023:50Alicante-Terminal
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20:15Madrid Atocha3h3523:50Alicante-Terminal
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20:15Madrid Atocha2h4523:00Alicante-Terminal
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21:15Madrid Atocha2h3523:50Alicante-Terminal
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sat
Jul 20
$75Renfe
$39Alsa
$264Vueling
Sun
Jul 21
$65Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$100Air Europa
Mon
Jul 22
$54Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$169Air Europa
Tue
Jul 23
$50Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$154Air Europa
Wed
Jul 24
$54Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$169Air Europa
Thu
Jul 25
$54Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$216Vueling
Fri
Jul 26
$61Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$100Air Europa
Sat
Jul 27
$75Renfe
$39Alsa
$88Air Europa
Sun
Jul 28
$58Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$196Vueling
Mon
Jul 29
$48Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$100Air Europa
Tue
Jul 30
$48Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$97Air Nostrum
Wed
Jul 31
$61Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$58Air Nostrum
Thu
Aug 1
$48Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$88Air Europa
Fri
Aug 2
$54Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$58Air Nostrum
Sat
Aug 3
$49Renfe
$39Alsa
$88Air Europa
Sun
Aug 4
$36Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$50Air Europa
Mon
Aug 5
$42Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$58Air Nostrum
Tue
Aug 6
$42Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$50Air Europa
Wed
Aug 7
$36Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$58Air Nostrum
Thu
Aug 8
$48Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$140Vueling
Fri
Aug 9
$48Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$50Air Europa

The fastest trains

from Madrid
to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

2h 18m

Average

4h 21m

Trains per day

35

Distance

360 km

Of the 35 train that leave Madrid for Alicante every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 360 km distance in an average of 4h 21m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 18m .

The slowest train will take 6h 19m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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16:25Madrid Atocha2h1818:43Alicante-Terminal
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$771One-way
2nd Fastest
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19:20Madrid Atocha2h2221:42Alicante-Terminal
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$651One-way
2nd Fastest
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09:25Madrid Atocha2h2211:47Alicante-Terminal
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$771One-way
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12:30Madrid Atocha2h2814:58Alicante-Terminal
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$771One-way
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10:45Madrid Atocha2h3513:20Alicante-Terminal
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$771One-way

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Alicante Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 32 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $43
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Alicante
Distance:360 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE, Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Alicante

There are daily direct trains from Madrid to Alicante, with 11 departures in the weekday and Saturday schedules. The high-speed AVE connection makes it possible to reach the Mediterranean city from the capital in just over two hours for the fastest journeys. Services operate from early morning to mid-evening. There are an additional two indirect services requiring one change. Sunday schedules offer ten direct trains from Madrid.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Alicante?

The Spanish state rail company Renfe provides trains to Alicante from Madrid. Trains on this route offer travelers a choice between non-stop AVE high-speed connections and slightly slower Alvia expresses, while Media Distancia operate stopping services with longer journey times, and require a change en route at Alcazar de San Juan.

How long is the train from Madrid to Alicante?

The fastest AVE direct train to Alicante takes two hours and nine minutes to cover the 224-mile trip. Most AVE journeys are around two hours and 25 mins. Alvia expresses take about 30 minutes longer. The Media Distancia connections take four hours and 30 minutes in total.

How many trains are there from Madrid to Alicante?

Weekday timetables offer 11 direct trains to Alicante from Madrid and two indirect services. Schedules begin with an early morning departure and continue with trains approximately every hour and a half until a final connection to Alicante around 9:00 p.m. On Sundays there are no early morning trains and no indirect services.

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

Departure train station: Madrid Puerta De Atocha Station The main AVE terminus in the capital, Atocha Station is located on the south-east side of central Madrid, with its own stops on the Cercanias local rail network and the Madrid metro. Taxis and buses are available from the station entrance.

Arrival train station: Alicante Trains from Madrid arrive at Alicante's main rail terminus just west of the city center and about 20 minutes on foot from the seafront. There are connections from here to Costa Blanca resorts on the light railway. Buses are available at the station entrance and from nearby stops on Avenida Salamanca.

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Best fares for trains from Madrid to Alicante

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Mon, Jul 22
Train
Renfe AVE
19:152h 35m21:50
MadridAlicante
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Renfe AVE
19:152h 35m21:50
MadridAlicante
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Renfe AVE
19:152h 35m21:50
MadridAlicante
Fastest Trains from Madrid to Alicante
Wed, Jul 31
Train
Renfe AVE
17:202h 22m19:42
MadridAlicante
Fri, Aug 9
Train
Renfe AVE
07:252h 22m09:47
MadridAlicante
Sat, Aug 10
Train
Renfe AVE
17:202h 22m19:42
MadridAlicante
Return Train Tickets for Alicante to Madrid
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Renfe AVE
19:182h 16m21:34
AlicanteMadrid
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Renfe AVE
18:102h 37m20:47
AlicanteMadrid
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Renfe AVE
19:182h 16m21:34
AlicanteMadrid

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Alicante
TrainMadrid Chamartín

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

Amenities

Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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.
Metro lines 1
Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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