Madrid - Alicante
From Madrid to Alicante
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- Frequency: over 10 daily services in both directions (night services, either direct or with stops, depending on the time).
- Timetable: buses depart between 1:30 am and 8:30 pm.
- Distance between cities: 420 km (260 mi). The entire journey is on the motorway.
- Trip duration: between 4.50 and 5.35 hours depending on the service.
Bus stations in Madrid and Alicante
Coaches travelling from Madrid to Alicante depart from either the Avenida de América transport hub or the Madrid Barajas Airport - T4.
All stations are connected to the public transport network and have public parking. Your journey will end either at the Estación de Autobuses de Alicante bus station, located on Zona Muelle Poniente, 13A S N, near the Alicante Port.
What to see in Madrid
Madrid is one of those places that always has something interesting going on. Here there are lots of ways to stay entertained, with a wide range of cultural and leisure activities that can be enjoyed any time of the year. As Spain’s capital city, Madrid hosts the best fairs, premières, concerts, and events each year. Take a stroll around the Retiro park and head in the direction of Puerta del Sol where you will find all kinds of restaurants and bars to try a traditional cocido madrileño (Madrid-style stew) No visitor will want to miss the great museums to be found in Madrid, including the Reina Sofía Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and the Prado Museum.
What to see in Alicante
This city offers breathtaking beaches where you can enjoy the excellent climate almost all year round. The coast of Alicante is home to fine-sand beaches and turquoise waters, offering lots of different aquatic activities that will help you explore the incredible hidden gems of this region. The old town of Alicante houses the City Hall, an old baroque palace, as well as the Santa Bárbara and San Fernando Castles. The MARQ Archaeological Museum and the MUA University Museum are also worth a visit. The Co-cathedral of Saint Nicholas of Bari, the Basilica of Santa María, and the Santa Faz Monastery are all other ways of enjoying this city.