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Cheap Madrid - Alicante trains

Overview of your Madrid - Alicante journey:

Lowest price for adults


Departure station

Madrid - Chamartin - Clara Campoamor

Arrival station


Duration of journey


Fixed price for children

€7 and children up to 3 years old included travel for free


Discovering new destinations is always exciting and Alicante is an ideal place to visit. Beaches, sun, gastronomy, leisure, nature and culture await you to surprise you and make you fall in love with one of the provinces with the most days of sunshine a year. Alicante enjoys 244 kilometres of coves and beaches in what is known as the Costa Blanca. 

The attractions of the city and province of Alicante are well known by the millions of tourists who have visited them. 

The Santa Cruz quarter, the Santa Bárbara castle and the port area are some of the most interesting places in the city. In the province, towns such as Guadalest, Altea, Calpe, Alcoy, Villajoyosa or Novelda, among many others, are other must-see places. 

Take advantage of OUIGO's facilities to travel to Alicante. With OUIGO Plus, for only €9 more, you can choose an XL seat and have OUIFUN, our in-flight entertainment platform, among other advantages. Don't forget to register in your OUIGO Customer Account to have all your personal information about your trips, bookings, vouchers and "favourites". It couldn't be easier! 

Plan your Madrid – Alicante trip

How long does the Madrid - Alicante train take?

The journey between Madrid-Chamartín-Clara Campoamor and Alacant-Terminal stations on the low-cost train takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. Every time you make a reservation to buy train tickets Madrid - Alicante, we show you the travel time and all the information related to the journey so that you don't have to worry about anything but choosing the options you prefer. 

How much does the Madrid - Alicante train ticket cost?

From our very first journey, we set out to make high-speed travel available to everyone. That's why we offer incredibly low prices. You can buy tickets for the Madrid - Alicante train from €9 per adult and for €7 per child from 3 years old and babies and children under 3 years old travel free. 

What time does the first and last train Madrid - Alicante leave?

Whether you prefer to travel early or take the last train, you have a range of timetables at your disposal so you can choose those that best suit you. The first train departs at 10.15am from Madrid-Chamartín-Clara Campoamor station and the last train of the day departs from the same station at 12.51pm. If you are not sure of the date or time you will be able to travel, the OUIGO Flex option is the solution as it allows you to change up to 30 minutes before the train departs at no additional cost, only having to pay the difference in price of the tickets, if any. 

Where are the departure and arrival stations for the Madrid -Alicante train?

The departure station is Madrid-Chamartín-Clara Campoamor. It is a very well communicated station with all kinds of services and you can get there by public or private transport. The arrival station in Alicante is Alacant-Terminal, a modern and centrally located station, fully equipped. If you want to travel around Alicante with your bike, remember that, with OUIGO, you can travel with it on the train. 

What to see in Alicante?

Alicante is known for its beaches and good weather all year round, making this city and its province an ideal destination for a holiday or a getaway. With OUIGO and its low-cost Madrid - Alicante train, you can come whenever you want and enjoy its beaches as well as its leisure, culture, nature and Mediterranean gastronomy.  

The Castle of Santa Barbara, at the top of Mount Benacantil, the city's guardian mountain, is one of the must-see sights in Alicante. As is the beautiful Barrio de Santa Cruz, in the old town, with its white houses and narrow streets leading to the town hall and the Co-cathedral of San Nicolás. 

Parallel to the city's port is the Explanada de España, another of the city's most popular tourist sites, which joins the Parque de Canalejas, with its characteristic mosaic made up of more than six million three-coloured tesserae that imitate the waves of the sea. 


OUIGO's secret advice 

What do the city of Alicante and the Danish fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen have in common? Well, in 1863, the author of "The Little Mermaid" and "The Snow Queen" toured Spain and Alicante was one of the cities he visited and he was pleasantly surprised by the activity of the market, the nightlife and the port. Today, the city pays tribute to him with a route around the places he visited. 

Why travel by train from Madrid to Alicante with OUIGO?

If you want to travel by train from Madrid to Alicante in an easy, comfortable and cheap way, OUIGO is your best option. We want everyone to enjoy high speed at low prices and we offer you many advantages: 

  • Large families have special discounts of 20 and 50%, depending on their category. 

  • If you don't want to leave any "just-in-case" items at home, with OUIGO you can book the extra baggage option. 

  • Your pet can also accompany you on your journey with OUIGO. 

Join the OUIGO universe and never stop travelling! 

Trains schedule for Madrid - Alicante 

You can follow Madrid - Alicante departures in real-time, so you remain informed about any hold-ups or delays. Plan a hassle-free journey thanks to the OUIGO website!  

Keep up to date with departure times for Madrid - Alicante trains. Traffic problems, train delays… stay informed about departures via OUIGO's website!