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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Benidorm by train, tram, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train, tram  •  4h 8m

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

34€ - 100€

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Rideshare  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Benidorm 459.6 km

25€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Benidorm

35€ - 55€

Bus via Gandia  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Gandia Auto Res Express
  2. Take the bus from Gandia to Benidorm Jaime I

38€ - 49€

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Benidorm 457.5 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  4h 20m

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

43€ - 158€

Fly to Valencia, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC) MAD - VLC
  2. Take the bus from Valencia Airprt to Benidorm

40€ - 122€

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Benidorm is to rideshare, which costs 25€ and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Benidorm is to train and tram which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 4h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Benidorm. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Benidorm. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Benidorm via Alicante - Luceros. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Madrid and Benidorm is 371 km. The road distance is 457.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Benidorm without a car is to train and tram which takes 4h 8m and costs 30€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Madrid to Benidorm, including transfers.

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Madrid to Benidorm bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid to Benidorm 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 10m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Benidorm.
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  • Distance: 370.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Benidorm, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Benidorm 4 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 170€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 180€
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 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Benidorm
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Gandia to Benidorm Jaime I
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia Airprt to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
25€
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blablacar.es

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Madrid to Benidorm bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Benidorm station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Benidorm is 458 km. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Madrid to Benidorm.

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

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Book your Madrid to Benidorm bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1079+ hotels available in Benidorm. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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