|Distance||229 miles (370 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$66 (€53)|
|Train providers||Renfe AVE or Renfe|
Trains from Madrid to Benidorm cover the 229 miles (370 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $66 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $49 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses.
Find the best trains between Madrid and Benidorm with Omio's travel partners Renfe and AVE from $49 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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.
Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Madrid to Benidorm:
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:
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Benidorm most often arrive at Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.
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