There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete 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  •  2 h 57 min

  1. C1
  2. Ave / ...

$47 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 13 min

$27 - $50

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 163.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Valencia, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. MAD - VLC

$63 - $271

Fly to Alicante, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. MAD - ALC

$71 - $242

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Albacete, Spain?

You can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete via Atocha and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Albacete is 223 km. The road distance is 261 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Albacete via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Albacete. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete, including transfers.