The cheapest trains from Málaga to Alicante

Showing times and prices for 18 Sep

Cheapest

£148

Average

£170

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Málaga to Alicante will cost around £ 170 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 148.

Cheapest
12:00Malaga María Zambrano6h22 18:22Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1481One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30Malaga María Zambrano6h26 16:56Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1731One-way
14:00Malaga María Zambrano6h01 20:01Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1751One-way
09:00Malaga María Zambrano5h37 14:37Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1851One-way

Timetable Málaga to Alicante

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09:00Malaga María Zambrano5h37 14:37Alicante-Terminal
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10:30Malaga María Zambrano6h26 16:56Alicante-Terminal
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12:00Malaga María Zambrano6h22 18:22Alicante-Terminal
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14:00Malaga María Zambrano6h01 20:01Alicante-Terminal
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The fastest trains from Málaga to Alicante

Showing times and prices for 18 Sep

Fastest Journey

5 h 37 m

Average

6 h 6 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

391 km

It's difficult to get from Málaga to Alicante without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:00Malaga María Zambrano5h37 14:37Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1861One-way
2nd Fastest
14:00Malaga María Zambrano6h01 20:01Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1751One-way
12:00Malaga María Zambrano6h22 18:22Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1481One-way
10:30Malaga María Zambrano6h26 16:56Alicante-Terminal
1 changes
£1731One-way

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Train Information from Málaga to Alicante

distanceDistance242 miles (391 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Málaga to Alicante cover the 242 miles (391 km) long journey with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

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AVE

Enjoy a comfortable train between Málaga and Alicante with Renfe, the main operator of train services in Spain and an official travel partner of Omio. Search Renfe train timetables and tickets on Omio for the best deals on trains for the 242 miles (391 km) journey from Málaga to Alicante. With Renfe ticket types like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible, you’ll be sure to find the most affordable Málaga to Alicante trip to suit your needs. Renfe even offers special discount cards to qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can also use on Omio.

As Renfe routes cover around 9, 300 miles of domestic and international railway, there is no shortage of fleets with different levels of comfort, amenities and time required to travel. The high-speed AVE trains serve long-distance routes, Alvia serves domestic routes in Spain, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain and Euromed serves routes along the stunning Mediterranean coastline. Avant regional commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains are also included.

Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Málaga and Alicante:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

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Trains from Málaga to Alicante
Travel by train to Alicante 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 Málaga to Alicante.
FAQs
What is the distance between Málaga and Alicante by train?
The train distance from Málaga to Alicante is around 242 miles (391 km).
What is the departure train station in Málaga and arrival train station in Alicante?

When taking the train from Málaga to Alicante, you can choose to depart from train stations like Malaga María Zambrano and Malaga-Aeropuerto. Your trip can end in train stations such as Alicante-Terminal and Alicante San Gabriel.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Malaga María Zambrano   and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

Where is the departure train station in Málaga located? Where is the arrival train station in Alicante located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Malaga María Zambrano and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Alicante most often arrive at Alicante-Terminal and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Málaga to Alicante?
For the route from Málaga to Alicante you can take a train with Renfe AVE or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Málaga and Alicante on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Alicante from Málaga a day?
The average number of trains departing Málaga for Alicante is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Málaga
Alicante
María Zambrano
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