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from Alicante to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Alicante to Madrid on 20 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:30Alicante Elche Airport1h15 22:45Madrid Barajas Airport
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£391One-way
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14:30Alicante6h20 20:50Madrid, Estación Sur
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£291One-way
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20:40Alicante Elche Airport1h05 21:45Madrid Barajas Airport
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£541One-way
18:10Alicante-Terminal2h15 20:25Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£531One-way
08:40Alicante-Terminal2h30 11:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£531One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
£57Renfe
£29Alsa
£70Air Nostrum
Wed
20 Oct
£51Renfe
£29Alsa
£39Air Nostrum
Thu
21 Oct
£47Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£80Air Europa
Fri
22 Oct
£47Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£45Air Europa
Sat
23 Oct
£41Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£70Air Nostrum
Sun
24 Oct
£35Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£45Air Europa
Mon
25 Oct
£35Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£45Air Europa
Tue
26 Oct
£34Renfe
£29Alsa
£54Air Europa
Wed
27 Oct
£34Renfe
£29Alsa
£32Air Europa
Thu
28 Oct
£29Renfe AVE
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£54Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£41Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£45Air Europa
Sat
30 Oct
£29Renfe AVE
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£70Air Nostrum
Sun
31 Oct
£35Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£37Air Europa
Mon
1 Nov
£35Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£45Air Europa
Tue
2 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£39Air Nostrum
Wed
3 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£39Air Nostrum
Thu
4 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£35Air Europa
Fri
5 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£39Air Nostrum
Sat
6 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£32Air Nostrum
Sun
7 Nov
£28Renfe
£29Alsa
£37Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£32Air Nostrum

Travel Information between Alicante and Madrid

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £35
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £26 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £26 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Alsa or Renfe AVE

Travel 223 miles (360 km) by flight, coach or train to Madrid from Alicante. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air Europa, Alsa or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Alicante to Madrid.

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Travel from Alicante to Madrid
Travel to Madrid 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 Alicante to Madrid.
FAQs
What are my Alicante to Madrid travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Alicante to Madrid: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Madrid from Alicante?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Alicante to Madrid. Tickets for a flight cost on average £26.

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is £2 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Alicante to Madrid costing on average £29.

A flight is £9 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Alicante to Madrid costing on average £35.

What is the fastest way from Alicante to Madrid?

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

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 4 h 50 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 15 min.

How many miles from Alicante to Madrid would I travel?

Madrid is approximately 223 miles (360 km) away from Alicante.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Alicante to Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Alicante to Madrid is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Alicante and in Madrid?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Alicante to Madrid:

  • Flights from Alicante to Madrid most often leave from Alicante Elche Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Coaches from Alicante to Madrid most often leave from Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains most often depart from Alicante at Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Which travel companies can take me from Alicante to Madrid?

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

  • Air Europa can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Europa from Alicante to Madrid for £26 on Omio.
  • Travel with Alsa to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Alicante to Madrid tickets on Omio for £29.
  • Renfe AVE can get you to Madrid by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe AVE from Alicante to Madrid for £35 on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Madrid from Alicante?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Madrid with Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Madrid with Alsa with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Madrid with Renfe or Renfe AVE with 7 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Madrid from Alicante?
Many of our customers travelling from Alicante to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your Alicante and Madrid trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Alicante to Madrid online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £26 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £29 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £35 one way.

But we recommend booking Alicante to Madrid tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.