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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Torrevieja by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

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

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Torrevieja

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torrevieja

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Torrevieja

Fly

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC)

Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) flights

The flight time between Madrid (MAD) and Alicante (ALC) is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 358 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 5m. Services are operated by Air Europa and Iberia. Typically 31 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
1h 16m
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
1h 25m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 5m
Flight distance:
358 km
Flights per week:
31
Cheapest price:
€38
Carbon emissions:
118 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:05
Last flight departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid (MAD) to Alicante (ALC) flight schedules

Madrid → Torrevieja
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 112

Frequently Asked Questions


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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Torrevieja is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Torrevieja 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 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Torrevieja is to rideshare which costs €23 and takes 5h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Torrevieja is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs €50 - €95.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Torrevieja. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Madrid and Torrevieja is 376 km. The road distance is 452.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Torrevieja without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs €50 - €95.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Madrid to Torrevieja, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Torrevieja is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs €50 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 6h, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €110 and takes 4h 38m.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Torrevieja.
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  • Distance: 375.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Orihuela twice daily. Tickets cost €45 - €95 and the journey takes 2h 23m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torrevieja 3 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 6h.

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 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Torrevieja
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Torrevieja
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23
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blablacar.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Torrevieja is 452 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Madrid to Torrevieja.

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

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There are 215+ hotels available in Torrevieja. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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