How to travel from Madrid to Orihuela

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from Madrid to Orihuela

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Orihuela on Jul 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha2h25 10:15PMOrihuela
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12:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur6h35 07:05AMOrihuela
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06:50AMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha3h13 10:03AMOrihuela
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08:30AMMadrid, Estación Sur6h30 03:00PMOrihuela
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07:45AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h15 03:00PMOrihuela
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Travel Information from Madrid to Orihuela

distanceDistance218 miles (351 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $153 (€136) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Air Europa or Renfe AVE

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 218 miles (351 km) to Orihuela from Madrid. 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 Orihuela.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Orihuela

Travel to Orihuela 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 Orihuela.

There are 4 ways to travel to Orihuela from Madrid including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Orihuela is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Orihuela:

Taking a ferry is usually $38 (€34) less than taking a bus to Orihuela, which costs on average $38 (€34) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $153 (€136) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $153 (€136) from Madrid to Orihuela.

Taking a ferry is usually $66 (€59) less than taking a train to Orihuela, which costs on average $66 (€59) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Orihuela from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Orihuela can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Orihuela by train can take on average 2 h 25 min.

Orihuela is approximately 218 miles (351 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Orihuela is:

  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Madrid and Orihuela 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 from Madrid to Orihuela:

  • Buses from Madrid to Orihuela most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Orihuela, Ctra. Alicante Murcia (Bar-Restaurante El Palmeral).
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Orihuela.

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

  • Alsa can take you to Orihuela by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Madrid to Orihuela for $38 (€34).
  • Travel with Air Europa to go to Orihuela by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Europa Madrid to Orihuela tickets on Omio for $153 (€136).
  • Travel with Renfe AVE to go to Orihuela by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe AVE Madrid to Orihuela tickets on Omio for $66 (€59).

Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Orihuela with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with Renfe AVE.

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

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Orihuela often also extend their vacation to go to Alicante, Valencia or Murcia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Orihuela and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $38 (€34) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $153 (€136) one way on average for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $66 (€59) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Orihuela 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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