The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Benidorm is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||229 miles (370 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||$8 (€7)|
|Train providers||Renfe AVE, Renfe ALVIA, Renfe or iryo|
Trains from Madrid to Benidorm cover the 229 miles (370 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 32 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE, Renfe ALVIA, Renfe or iryo. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses.
You can travel by train between Madrid and Benidorm with AVE and Renfe for as low as $8 (€7). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Benidorm trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
The Madrid-Benidorm route includes a change of train and station in Alicante. This route is managed by several types of train that cover it in approximately 4 hours.
The Madrid Benidorm train route is divided into 2 parts. The first, from Madrid to Alicante, is operated by high-speed trains (AVE), Alvia and Renfe Media Distancia. The second, from Alicante to Benidorm, is carried out on line 1 of the Alicante metropolitan TRAM..
Depending on the type of train Madrid Benidorm and the stopover time, the journey can take from 4 to 6 hours. A journey on board the AVE takes 2.5 hours, while a route on Alvia takes approximately 3.30 hours. The Medium Distance trains cover this section in 5 hours by means of a transfer in Alcázar de San Juan. At the same time, the Alicante-Benidorm itinerary has a duration of 72 minutes.
Monday to Friday there are 13 Madrid-Alicante connections. On Saturdays and Sundays their number decreases to 9 and 10, respectively. Tram trains between Alicante and Benidorm operate throughout the day, with departures every 30 minutes.
Madrid-Atocha and Madrid-Chamartín stations: the first one is located in the urban centre, near the Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums. From Madrid-Atocha there is access to line 1 of the metro that connects with the main tourist attractions of the city. Chamartín station is 6 kilometres from Madrid-Barajas airport and is only 11 minutes away by local train. In turn, Metro Line 1 connects Madrid-Chamartín directly with Atocha station.
Benidorm station:Tram trains leave from Alicante-Luceros station and arrive at Benidorm station, located in the street with the same name. During this route, stops are made in the Terra Mítica theme park and in the coastal towns of Amerador, Poble Espanyol, La Marina Finestrat and Creueta. From Benidorm station you can access to line 9 of the Metropolitan TRAM that connects with popular tourist towns, among them Denia, Teulada, Benisa, Calpe, Altea and Alfaz.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre.
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