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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2 h 34 m
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Of the 11 trains that leave Madrid for Benidorm every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||229 miles (370 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||$60 (€53)|
|Train providers||Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe AVE|
Trains from Madrid to Benidorm cover the 229 miles (370 km) long route taking on average 2 h 36 min with our travel partners like Renfe Alvia, Renfe or Renfe AVE. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $60 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $52 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses.
For as little as $52 (€47) you can travel by train from Madrid to Benidorm with Renfe and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.
AVE trains between Madrid and Benidorm are available on Omio at just $54 (€48)! AVE are the high-speed trains from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company that offers routes throughout the country and to France and Portugal. When you travel with a Renfe AVE train between Madrid and Benidorm, the distance is 229 miles (370 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Madrid to Benidorm trip, which you can compare and book easily on Omio.
Renfe offers different types of AVE tickets that adapt to all budgets, such as Promo, Promo +, Flexible tickets for one-way or round-trip. You can also use the Renfe discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card when booking your Renfe AVE ticket on Omio.
All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and onboard entertainment and offer a multitude of times throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. In addition, Renfe AVE trains are characterized as being the most popular, comfortable, punctual and one of the fastest trains in the world, reaching speeds around 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. AVE connects the main Spanish cities in just a few hours.
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.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Madrid.
The most popular arrival train station, Benidorm, Estación de Autobuses, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city center of Benidorm.
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