Directions from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 45 min

  1. MAD - ALC

$41 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Sureste  •  9 h

  1. 003
  2. 9335-9296

$32 - $47

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Ave / ...

$67 - $93

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 13 min

$64 - $93

Night bus  •  5 h 35 min

$40 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. 266.5 miles

$50 - $75

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

Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante every 4 hours. Alternatively, Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante every 2 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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 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 Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Villarrobledo to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Villarrobledo to Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Alicante is 358 km. The road distance is 426 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 9 h.

The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 35€ - 170€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Alicante. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Alicante, including transfers.