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Taking the train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares in 14 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 39 minutes to travel the 14 miles (23 km) from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares by train, although you can get there in as little as 14 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 5 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. This route is served by Renfe, Spain's main rail operator. You're likely to travel on one of their high-speed trains – AVE, Avlo, Avant, Alvia or AV-City – or a regional Media Distancia, Regional or Express Regional train during your journey.

Train tickets from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Alcalá de Henares? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares by train

First train

07:57

Last train

21:26

Departure station

Guadalajara Estación

Arrival station

Alcalá de Henares

Journey time

From 14m

Distance

14 miles (23 km)

Frequency

5 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

ALSA, Renfe

Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares train times

Check out the next trains departing from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares for Tuesday 5th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:57 07:19 22m, direct
08:37 08:53 16m, direct
11:48 12:04 16m, direct
16:20 18:28 2h 8m, 1 change
20:26 20:40 14m, direct

Renfe trains from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares

You can travel from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares on Renfe trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Cheap train tickets from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

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Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares take?

The average journey time by train between Guadalajara Estación and Alcalá de Henares is 39 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Guadalajara Estación and Alcalá de Henares by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares is 14 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares leave?

The first train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares leaves at 07:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares leave?

The last train from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares leaves at 21:26. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Guadalajara Estación and Alcalá de Henares by train?

Trains travelling from Guadalajara Estación to Alcalá de Henares cover a distance of around 14 miles (23 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Alcalá de Henares to Guadalajara Estación.

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