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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5h 2m

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

€44 - €112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Elche

€32 - €46

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid 416.9 km

€40 - €60

Fly to Alicante, train  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) MAD - ALC
  2. Take the train from San Gabriel to Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus

€32 - €124

Fly to Valencia, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC) MAD - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus

€40 - €166

Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 and Plaza de Madrid is around 9h 5m and covers a distance of around 534 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 25m. Operated by Metro de Madrid, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros and others, the Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid service departs from Aeropuerto T1 T2 T3 and arrives in Plaza de Madrid. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 5m
Fastest journey time:
4h 25m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:28
Last service departs at:
20:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid subway, train and walk schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 → Plaza de Madrid
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 6h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €30 - €130 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T2 - Llegadas and arriving at Avinguda Llibertat - Correus via Madrid Estacion Sur and Universitat - Estació Autobusos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T1 T2 T3 and arriving at Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus via Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Alicante-terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 and Plaza de Madrid is 347 km. The road distance is 416.9 km.

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The best way to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €40 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid, including transfers.

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

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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid 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 Plaza de Madrid is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €40 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 6h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid.
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  • Distance: 346.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3, Madrid, Spain and Plaza de Madrid, 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 Elche 3 times a day. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

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
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
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 San Gabriel to Elche-Carrus
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Gabriel to Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 Elche
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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 Plaza de Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Elche station.

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Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid 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 Plaza de Madrid is 417 km. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Aeropuerto T1 - T2 - T3 to Plaza de Madrid.

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

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There are 253+ hotels available in Plaza de Madrid. 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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