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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$65 - $90

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Elche 259.3 miles

$24

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Elche

$30 - $50

Bus, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Murcia
  2. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Elx-Parc C-1

$41 - $57

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Elche 259.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Alicante, train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) MAD - ALC
  2. Take the train from Sant Gabriel to Elx-Parc

Fly to Valencia, train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$62 - $272

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Elche is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Elche is to train which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Elche is 352 km. The road distance is 414.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Madrid to Elche, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Elche. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Elche. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Elx-Parc via Alacant Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Elche every 2 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Elche 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
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 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
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
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
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
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Elx-Parc
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Sant Gabriel to Elx-Parc
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Elche
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Murcia
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Elche
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.es

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