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Madrid to Alicante by bus

The journey from Madrid to Alicante by bus is 223.99 mi and takes 6 hr 28 min. There are 47 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to Alicante by bus for as little as $5.13 or as much as $72.74. The best price for this journey is $5.13.

Lowest Price$5.13
Journey Duration6 hr 28 min
Connection per Day47
Lowest Price$5.13
Highest Price$72.74
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance223.99 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalAlicante
CarriersFlixBus, Alsa

Madrid to Alicante Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, May 27, 2024

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Planning to travel from Madrid to Alicante? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Madrid to Alicante?

On average, a bus ticket from Madrid to Alicante will cost you $43.79. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $5.13. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Madrid to Alicante vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $43.79. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Madrid to Alicante take by bus?

The journey between Madrid and Alicante by bus is approximately 223.99 mi. It will take you more or less 6 hr 28 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Madrid and Alicante by bus usually takes 6 hr 28 min to cover a distance of 223.99 mi. The shortest journey from Madrid to Alicante will take you 4 hr 40 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Alicante quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many daily journeys are there from Madrid to Alicante?

You will be able to travel from Madrid to Alicante using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 47 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Madrid to Alicante using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 26 direct connections from Madrid to Alicante each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 21 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid to Alicante. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Alicante
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madrid to Alicante.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid to Alicante, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Madrid to Alicante.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book Madrid to Alicante travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $6.86 to $32.81 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 79% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Alicante

The cheapest Madrid - Alicante bus tickets can be found for as low as $9.52 if you’re lucky, or $23.41 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $38.83.

Find the best day to travel to Alicante by bus

When travelling to Alicante by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus, Alsa and Iryo from Madrid to Alicante
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Madrid to Alicante CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
25.23kg
Bus
27.04kg
Flight
72.1kg
Car
57.68kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Madrid to Alicante?
A bus ticket from Madrid to Alicante is $43.79. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $5.13.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Madrid to Alicante?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to Alicante is $5.13. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Madrid and Alicante by bus?
Madrid to Alicante is 223.99 mi.
How long does the bus between Madrid and Alicante take?
Madrid to Alicante is on average 6 hr 28 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to Alicante?
The bus journey from Madrid to Alicante is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Alsa and Iryo.
How many bus connections per day go from Madrid to Alicante?
Madrid to Alicante has 47 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Madrid to Alicante leave?
The earliest bus from Madrid to Alicante departs at 12:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Madrid to Alicante depart?
The latest bus from Madrid to Alicante departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Madrid to Alicante in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $5.13 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Madrid to Alicante?
There are on average 26 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to Alicante.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to Alicante by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Madrid and Alicante is 4 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Madrid to Alicante?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Madrid and Alicante.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to Alicante by bus?
The bus journey from Madrid to Alicante creates 27.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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