How to travel from Madrid to Albacete

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from Madrid to Albacete

You can get from Madrid to Albacete by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Albacete on Feb 07 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur2h45 11:15AMAlbacete
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09:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur2h45 12:15PMAlbacete
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Travel Information from Madrid to Albacete

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $77 (€66) • 1 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRenfe AVE

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 139 miles (224 km) between Madrid and Albacete. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Madrid to Albacete.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Albacete

Travel Tips: Travel to Albacete 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 Madrid to Albacete.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Albacete: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Albacete is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Albacete:

A bus is generally $48 (€42) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $77 (€66) from Madrid to Albacete.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Albacete is by train, which takes on average 1 h 29 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 45 min   of travel time.

Albacete is approximately 139 miles (224 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Albacete is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Albacete:

  • Buses mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and tend to arrive in Albacete, San Julián-ayuntamiento.
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Albacete-Los Llanos.

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

  • Renfe AVE can take you to Albacete by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe AVE from Madrid to Albacete for $77 (€66).

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Albacete with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Albacete with Renfe, Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia or Renfe Intercity.

Direct services to Albacete 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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Albacete often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Valencia, Barcelona or Alicante. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Albacete itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Albacete and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $29 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $77 (€66) one way on average.

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

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