Madrid to Alicante bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Madrid to Alicante

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Madrid to Alicante is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Alsa
22:456h10
Madrid
04:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Alsa
17:305h35
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
23:05Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Alsa
23:305h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Alsa
09:305h05
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
14:35Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Alsa
15:005h00
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
20:00Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableMadrid to Alicante

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Alsa Supra
07:305h25
Madrid
12:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa Supra
08:158h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
16:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa Supra
08:157h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
15:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa Supra
08:156h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
14:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa Supra
08:154h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
12:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
08:307h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
15:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
08:306h20
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
14:50Alicante
1 change
Alsa
09:309h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
18:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
09:305h05
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
14:35Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
09:307h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
16:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
09:308h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
17:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
09:458h05
Madrid
17:50Alicante
1 change
Alsa
10:307h20
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
17:50Alicante
1 change
Alsa
12:308h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
20:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
12:307h20
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
19:50Alicante
1 change
Alsa
12:304h55
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
17:25Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
15:005h00
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
20:00Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
15:007h55
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
22:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
17:305h35
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
23:05Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
22:456h10
Madrid
04:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
23:309h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
08:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
23:308h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
07:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
23:305h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes
Alsa
23:307h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
06:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
23:458h05
Madrid
07:50Alicante
1 change
Alsa
23:458h10
Madrid
07:55Alicante
1 change
Alsa
23:455h35
Madrid
05:20Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
0 changes

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Bus times from Madrid to Alicante

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

7 h 3 m

Buses per day

27

Distance

360 km

Of the 27 buses that leave Madrid for Alicante every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Alsa Supra
08:154h40
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
12:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£471One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Alsa
12:304h55
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
17:25Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Alsa
15:005h00
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
20:00Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Alsa
09:305h05
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
14:35Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes
Alsa
23:305h25
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
04:55Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
£321One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Madrid to Alicante

distanceDistance223 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£31 (€34)
frequencyCoach frequency7 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 5 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus

Coaches from Madrid to Alicante cover the 223 miles long route taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus. Normally, there are 7 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £31, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses).

Coach companies: Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar Madrid to Alicante

Travel from Madrid to Alicante from £11 with Omio’s coach partners Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Alsa is the main coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

Alsa from Madrid to Alicante coach information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • Alsa frequency: 7 a day

Coach from Madrid to Alicante

There are usually around nine buses from Madrid to Alicante each day, on both weekdays and weekends. Each bus runs directly with no changes and usually has an average journey time of just 4 hours and 50 minutes.

How long is the journey by bus from Madrid to Alicante?

The fastest bus from Madrid to Alicante takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, while the longest may take up to 5 hours and 50 minutes. Journeys that take place around rush hour in the morning or evening have a longer travel time.

How many coaches are there from Madrid to Alicante?

There are usually nine or so services each day between Madrid and Alicante. The first service of the day usually leaves just after midnight. After this, no coaches run until 9:00 a.m. Several buses then run during the day, but services become less frequent after 5:00 p.m., with the last bus of the day departing at just before midnight. There are usually fewer services on Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Madrid to Alicante?

Departure bus station: Bus from Madrid to Alicante depart from either Madrid Estación Sur de Autobuses or Barajas​ Airport's Terminal 4. Madrid Estación Sur de Autobuses ​is located next to Méndez Álvaro South Train Station​, which has a good range of shops and cafes. It also has a taxi rank and plenty of connecting trains and buses to take you the 2.4 miles to Madrid city centre. The other station is at Barajas​ Airport's Terminal 4, which is 11 miles from Madrid. There are many amenities at the station including cafes, toilets, a taxi rank, and waiting areas. Trains leave for the city centre every six minutes.

Arrival bus station: Buses from Madrid arrive at Alicante's Plaza De La Coruña Bus Station​ which is by San Juan​ beach, or at Alicante Estación Autobús​ Station. Plaza De La Coruña Bus Station​ is a short 5.3-mile bus journey away from the centre of Alicante. There are no facilities at the bus stop but it is next to a large shopping centre with cafes and toilets. Alicante Estación Autobús​ Station​ is less than a mile from the city centre, which can be reached on foot or by bus. It has a cafe, toilets, storage lockers, charging ports, and vending machines.

Which coach providers travel from Madrid to Alicante?

All of the bus from Madrid to Alicante are provided by Alsa. Most of the services are run with regular Alsa coaches, but two services a day are provided by Alsa Supra. Alsa Supra coaches are more luxurious and have more onboard amenities. 

Alsa Madrid to Alicante

Alsa provides seven services a day, running from breakfast time until the early evening. Alsa Supra coaches generally travel overnight. Both have an average journey time of around 4 hours and 50 minutes to 5 and a half hours. 

Madrid to Alicante Coaches: Services on Board

Alsa allows all passengers to bring 30 kg (66lbs) of luggage for free, as well as a small piece of hand luggage to stow over your seat as you travel. If you wish to bring extra luggage, you can do so for a small fee. Alsa also allows passengers to bring sports equipment such as bikes or skis for an extra fee, and if you wish to travel with these items you'll need to arrive at least 15 minutes before your departure time. All luggage and other items must be properly labelled and appropriately wrapped/protected. 

Alsa does not offer a first-class service but their Supra coaches do have extra amenities. If you travel on a Supra coach you'll find leather seats with footrests, free WiFi, an onboard entertainment system that shows TV and films, and VIP waiting areas at selected bus stations.

Passengers can travel with one small domestic animal as long as they weigh under 10 kg and are safely contained in a crate or carrier. You must purchase an extra ticket for your pet, and they will need to travel in the hold.

Disabled passengers are welcome on Alsa buses. Most of their vehicles are equipped with lifting mechanisms to transport passengers in wheelchairs on and off the bus, but it's important to let them know before you travel to make sure your coach is fully equipped. They also request that patients in wheelchairs travel with a companion who is able to assist them throughout the journey. Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on board but you should notify Alsa 48 hours in advance if you plan to bring them with you on your trip. Foldable wheelchairs and mobility scooters can be stored in the hold free of charge.

FAQs: Madrid to Alicante coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Madrid to Alicante with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Alicante.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Madrid to Alicante can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Madrid to Alicante is £31; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Madrid to Alicante coach time is 4 h 55 min   covering the 223 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Madrid to Alicante leaves at 08: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Madrid to Alicante leaves at 22: 45.
There are 7 coaches a day from Madrid to Alicante which require at least one change with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the trip from Madrid to Alicante you can take a coach with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Ourbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Madrid to Alicante on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Madrid, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4. When arriving in Alicante, you can end your trip in coach stations like Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant - Terminal 2.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, which is located around 3.1 miles (5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), located 7.6 miles (12.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Alicante by coach is March.
You have options as you can travel to Alicante from Madrid 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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