There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid Airport to Atocha C1
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Albacete Ave / ...

$47 - $68

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Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Albacete

$25 - $40

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Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete 163.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Valencia, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC) MAD - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Albacete

$62 - $266

Fly to Alicante, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) MAD - ALC
  2. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete

$71 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Albacete is 223 km. The road distance is 261.4 km.

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

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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.

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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.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Valencia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Albacete.
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  • Distance: 139.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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 $25 - $40 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 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $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 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
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 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators

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