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from Madrid to Alicante

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Fri
22 Oct
£59Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
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Sat
23 Oct
£51Renfe
£29Alsa
£62Air Europa
Sun
24 Oct
£51Renfe
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Mon
25 Oct
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£29Alsa
£78Air Nostrum
Tue
26 Oct
£40Renfe
£29Alsa
£53Air Europa
Wed
27 Oct
£34Renfe
£29Alsa
£78Air Nostrum
Thu
28 Oct
£35Renfe AVE
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£40Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£41Renfe AVE
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Sat
30 Oct
£34Renfe
£29Alsa
£40Air Europa
Sun
31 Oct
£34Renfe
£29Alsa
£40Air Europa
Mon
1 Nov
£35Renfe AVE
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Tue
2 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
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Thu
4 Nov
£28Renfe
£29Alsa
£40Air Europa
Fri
5 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£40Air Nostrum
Sat
6 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£40Air Europa
Sun
7 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£40Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£23Renfe AVE
£29Alsa
£47Air Europa
Tue
9 Nov
£20Renfe
£29Alsa
£47Air Nostrum
Wed
10 Nov
£20Renfe
£29Alsa
£47Air Nostrum
Thu
11 Nov
£20Renfe AVE
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£40Air Europa

Travel Information between Madrid and Alicante

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £52
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £29 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia, Alsa or Renfe AVE

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 223 miles (360 km) from Madrid to 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Iberia, Alsa or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Alicante.

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Travel from Madrid to Alicante
Travel 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 Madrid to Alicante.
FAQs
How do I go from Madrid to Alicante?

There are 3 travel options from Madrid to Alicante: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Alicante?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Alicante. Tickets for a coach cost on average £29.

This is compared to other travel options to Alicante:

A coach is generally £23 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £52 from Madrid to Alicante.

A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Alicante by train, which costs on average £41 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Alicante?

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

Other travel options to Alicante from Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Alicante by train can take on average 2 h 16 min.

What is the distance from Madrid to Alicante?

The distance between Madrid and Alicante is around 223 miles (360 km).

How many services a day are there to Alicante from Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Alicante is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Madrid to Alicante 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 Madrid and in Alicante?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Alicante:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Madrid Barajas Airport to Alicante Elche Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante.
  • Most travellers board their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Alicante?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Alicante:

  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Alicante with Iberia. Cheap tickets can be found for £52 with Iberia from Madrid to Alicante.
  • You can go to Alicante from Madrid by coach with Alsa. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £29 with Alsa from Madrid to Alicante on Omio.
  • You can go to Alicante from Madrid by train with Renfe AVE. You'll see cheap train tickets for £41 with Renfe AVE from Madrid to Alicante on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Alicante from Madrid?
Your journey from Madrid to Alicante doesn't have to end in Alicante. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Paris. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Paris to your Madrid to Alicante trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Alicante today!
How far in advance should I buy my Madrid to Alicante ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £52 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £29 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £41 one way.

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.