If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.
Which stations serve the rail line Madrid - Alicante?
The trains to Alicante will leave from Madrid Atocha, Madrid Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín or Madrid Atocha Cercanias and will arrive at Alicante-Terminal or ALICANTE/ALACANT.
How many train connections are there from Madrid to Alicante every day?
If you want to travel from Madrid to Alicante by train, there are 39 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 22 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 16 routes include one or many changes. As a result, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change. Despite that, choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer.
How long does it take from Madrid to Alicante and when do the trains leave?
The average duration of the journey is 4 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Alicante in 5 hours and 38 minutes. The first train leaves from Madrid at 09:11, while the last one leaves at 14:12.