The cheapest trains from Málaga to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

$231

Average

$244

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 Málaga to Alicante will cost around $ 244 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 231.

Cheapest
06:00PMMalaga María Zambrano5h44 11:44PMAlicante-Terminal
1 changes
$2311One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:00PMMalaga María Zambrano6h44 11:44PMAlicante-Terminal
1 changes
$2581One-way

Timetable Málaga to Alicante

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05:00PMMalaga María Zambrano6h44 11:44PMAlicante-Terminal
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06:00PMMalaga María Zambrano5h44 11:44PMAlicante-Terminal
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Sep 17
$56Alsa
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Sep 18
$56Alsa
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Sep 19
$56Alsa
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Sep 20
$56Alsa
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Sep 21
$56Alsa
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Sep 22
$56Alsa
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Sep 24
$56Alsa
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$56Alsa
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Sep 28
$56Alsa
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Sep 29
$56Alsa
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Sep 30
$56Alsa
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$56Alsa
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Oct 3
$56Alsa
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Oct 5
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Wed
Oct 6
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The fastest trains from Málaga to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

5 h 44 m

Average

6 h 14 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

391 km

It's difficult to get from Málaga to Alicante without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:00PMMalaga María Zambrano5h44 11:44PMAlicante-Terminal
1 changes
$2311One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00PMMalaga María Zambrano6h44 11:44PMAlicante-Terminal
1 changes
$2581One-way

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Train Information from Málaga to Alicante

distanceDistance242 miles (391 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Málaga to Alicante cover the 242 miles (391 km) long journey with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

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Málaga to Alicante with Renfe and AVE

Renfe and AVE will get you between Málaga and Alicante at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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AVE

Travel 242 miles (391 km) from Málaga to Alicante in comfort with Renfe, Spain’s national railway company. As an official travel partner of Renfe, Omio quickly and easily shows you the best deals on affordable Renfe train tickets from Málaga to Alicante so you can spend more time enjoying your trip. Simply check the Renfe train schedules and ticket types available, including Promo, Promo+ and Flexible, and book your cheap Málaga to Alicante Renfe tickets online. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 if you plan to travel extensively with Renfe. You can use these discount cards on Omio when purchasing Renfe tickets.

With Renfe routes covering around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international railway, you can expect to find a wide range of train types. These include the high-speed AVE for long-distance routes, Alvia for domestic routes in Spain, Altaria for domestic routes into the south of Spain, Euromed for routes along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, Avant regional 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 Málaga to Alicante:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

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Trains from Málaga to Alicante
Travel by train to Alicante easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Málaga to Alicante.
FAQs
What is the distance between Málaga and Alicante by train?
The Málaga to Alicante train distance is approximately 242 miles (391 km).
When traveling by train from Málaga to Alicante, which train station in Málaga do I depart from and which train station in Alicante do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Málaga to Alicante, you can choose to depart from train stations like Malaga María Zambrano and Malaga-Aeropuerto. Your route can end in train stations such as Alicante-Terminal and Alicante San Gabriel.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Malaga María Zambrano   and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

Where is the Málaga train station located? Where is the Alicante train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Alicante-Terminal, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What train providers go from Málaga to Alicante?
If you're looking for trains from Málaga to Alicante, you can rely on Renfe AVE or Renfe to get you to Alicante. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Málaga to Alicante journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Málaga to Alicante?
The average number of trains departing Málaga for Alicante is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Málaga
Alicante
María Zambrano
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