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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Costa Cálida by train, bus or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Albacete
  2. Take the bus from Albacete to Puerto De Mazarrón

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Orihuela
  2. Take the train from Orihuela to Cartagena

Fly to Almeria, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI)
  2. Take the bus from Almería to Puerto De Mazarrón

Fly to Alicante, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC)
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
  3. Take the bus from Murcia to Puerto de Mazarrón-Bolnuevo

Fly to Valencia, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Valencia (VLC)
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena
Madrid → Costa Cálida
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Costa Cálida is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Costa Cálida is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Costa Cálida is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Costa Cálida is to train and bus which costs €40 - €95 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Costa Cálida is to train and bus which costs €40 - €95 and takes 5h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Costa Cálida is 383 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Costa Cálida without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 30m and costs €40 - €95.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Madrid to Costa Cálida, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Almeria Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Costa Cálida. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Costa Cálida.
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  • Distance: 382.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Costa Cálida, Spain?

You can take a train from Madrid to Costa Cálida via Orihuela and Cartagena in around 6h 6m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €130
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€30 - €45
Promo+
€37 - €41
Flexible
€50 - €70
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€55 - €75
Promo+
€62 - €66
Flexible
€80 - €110
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Orihuela to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Albacete to Puerto De Mazarrón
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Puerto De Mazarrón
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
alsa.com
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Almería to Puerto De Mazarrón
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €30
Schedules at
busbam.com
Interbus Murcia
Phone
968 291 911
Email
murcia@interbus.es
Website
interbusmurcia.es
Bus from Murcia to Puerto de Mazarrón-Bolnuevo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Schedules at
interbus.es

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