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There are 5 ways to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...

38€ - 104€

Cheapest option

Fly to Alicante  •  2h 51m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) MAD - ALC

26€ - 116€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante

32€ - 52€

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante 421.4 km

40€ - 60€

Fly to Valencia, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC) MAD - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Alicante-Termino

38€ - 164€

Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante by subway and train

The journey time between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 and Alicante is around 3h 5m and covers a distance of around 507 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 44m. Operated by Metro de Madrid, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and others, the Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante service departs from Aeropuerto T1 T2 T3 and arrives in Alicante-Termino. Typically 55 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 5m
Fastest journey time:
2h 44m
Services per week:
55
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:04
Last service departs at:
20:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 → Alicante
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante is to fly which costs 26€ - 120€ and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas and arriving at Alicante via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T1 T2 T3 and arriving at Alicante-Termino via Nuevos Ministerios and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 and Alicante is 355 km. The road distance is 421.4 km.

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The best way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 35€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante, including transfers.

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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 35€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 26€ - 120€ and takes 2h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 355.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3, Madrid, Spain and Alicante, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino every 4 hours. Tickets cost 50€ - 95€ and the journey takes 2h 29m. Renfe Viajeros also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante 4 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 50€ and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 160€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
24€ - 170€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
50€ - 65€
Promo+
56€ - 60€
Flexible
75€ - 95€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Alicante station.

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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Alicante-Termino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante is 421 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Alicante.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 306+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Madrid Airport is to line 8 subway which takes 5 min and costs 3€.

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