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from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid

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Travel Information between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid

distanceDistance18 miles (29 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $6
fastestFastest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

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

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What are the ways to get from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

The cheapest way to get from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $6 (€5) from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid.

What is the fastest way to travel from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

The fastest way from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 59 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

How many miles from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid would I travel?

The distance from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid is approximately 18 miles (29 km).

How many services a day are there from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

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

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid, where do I depart from Alcalá de Henares and where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid depart from Alcalá de Henares, Vía Complutense to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Alcalá De Henares and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Who can get me from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can get you to Madrid by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Alsa from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid for $6 (€5) on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe to go to Madrid by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Alcalá de Henares to Madrid tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
Can I travel directly from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct routes from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Alcalá de Henares and Madrid ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Alcalá de Henares to Madrid tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Alcalá de Henares to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $6 (€5) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Alcalá de Henares to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.