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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp by train, tram, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, tram  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...
  2. Take the tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm L1

€35 - €103

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Calp 462.8 km

€25

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Gandia Ic
  2. Take the bus from Gandia to Calpe

€36 - €47

Bus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Benisa

€38 - €60

Bus via Benidorm  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Benidorm N794

€28 - €40

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp 461.4 km

€40 - €65

Fly to Alicante, bus, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) MAD - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm
  3. Take the train from Benidorm Intermodal to Calp

€36 - €117

Fly to Valencia, train, bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC) MAD - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Gandía
  3. Take the bus from Gandia to Calpe

Madrid Atocha Station to Calp by walk, train and tram

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Calp is around 5h 47m and covers a distance of around 554 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 29m. Services are operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe Viajeros and Alicante Metro Tram. Typically 37 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 47m
Fastest journey time:
4h 29m
Journey distance:
554 km
Services per week:
37
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:45
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Calp walk, train and tram schedules

Madrid Atocha Station → Calp
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Calp is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Calp is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Calp is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp is to rideshare which costs €25 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Calpe via Madrid Estacion Sur and Benisa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Calp via Alicante - Luceros and Benidorm Intermodal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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It is 376 km from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp. It is approximately 461.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp without a car is to train and tram which takes 5h 50m and costs €35 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Calp bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Calp train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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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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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp.
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  • Distance: 375.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Calp, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Benisa twice a week. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 6h 10m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €150
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Gandia
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Train from Benidorm Intermodal to Calp
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
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 Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Gandía
Ave. Duration
58 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 Gandia to Calpe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Benisa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Calp
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25
Book at
blablacar.es

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Madrid Atocha Station to Calp bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Benisa station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Calp train services, operated by Alicante Metro Tram, arrive at Benidorm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Calp is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Calp.

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

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There are 1099+ hotels available in Calp. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid Atocha Station and Calp. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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