You can get from Madrid to Alicante by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Alicante on Oct 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||223 miles (360 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$35 - $175|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $35 (€33) • 4 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $175 (€168) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Air Europa or Renfe AVE|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 223 miles (360 km) to Alicante from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa, Air Europa or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Madrid to Alicante.
There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Alicante: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Alicante from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€33).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Alicante:
Taking a bus is usually $140 (€135) less than taking a flight to Alicante, which costs on average $175 (€168) for the same trip.
Taking a bus is about $30 (€29) less than taking a train, which costs on average $65 (€62) for this route.
The fastest way to get to Alicante from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.
Other travel options to Alicante can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Alicante by bus can take on average 4 h 50 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 16 min of travel time.
The distance from Madrid to Alicante is approximately 223 miles (360 km).
The average frequency per day from Madrid to Alicante is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Madrid to Alicante as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Alicante:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Alicante, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Alicante with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Alicante 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.
Before traveling from Madrid to Alicante, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Madrid to Alicante tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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