How to travel from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

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from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

You can get from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid on Mar 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

distanceDistance18 miles (29 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRenfe Regional Expres

Take a bus or train to travel 18 miles (29 km) between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Renfe Regional Expres among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid.

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There are 2 ways to travel between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€4) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Alcalá de Henares is by train, which takes on average 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 30 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 18 miles (29 km) between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 190 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid:

  • Buses mostly depart from Alcala De Henares, Avenida Brihuega and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains mostly depart from Alcalá De Henares and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid:

  • You can travel to Madrid from Alcalá de Henares by train with Renfe Regional Expres. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $5 (€4) with Renfe Regional Expres from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid.
Your trip from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Alcalá de Henares to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

When planning your trip from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $5 (€4) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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