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Journey timeFrom 5h 40m
Price€58.30 - €149.10
Distance390km (242 miles)
Departure stationMálaga
Arrival stationAlacant
Changes1 change
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Málaga to Alacant train times

Check out the next trains departing from Málaga to Alacant for Tuesday 3rd Mar 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:45 14:06 7h 21m, 2 changes
08:35 17:20 8h 45m, 2 changes
09:00 17:20 8h 20m, 3 changes
09:10 17:20 8h 10m, 4 changes
14:05 20:31 6h 26m, 1 change
18:10 23:50 5h 40m, 2 changes
20:05 10:20 14h 15m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Málaga to Alacant

Train tickets from Málaga to Alacant start at €58.30 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €102.88.
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avg. single price102.88

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 Málaga to Alacant 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Málaga to Alacant? 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 Málaga to Alacant take?

The average journey time by train between Málaga and Alacant is 8 hours and 25 minutes, with around 7 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 Málaga and Alacant by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Málaga to Alacant is 5 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Málaga to Alacant cost?

Train tickets from Málaga to Alacant can start from as little as €58.30 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Málaga to Alacant?

No, there are no direct train services from Málaga to Alacant. Travelling from Málaga to Alacant by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Málaga to Alacant leave?

The first train from Málaga to Alacant leaves at 06:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Málaga to Alacant leave?

The last train from Málaga to Alacant leaves at 20:05. 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 Málaga and Alacant by train?

Trains travelling from Málaga to Alacant cover a distance of around 242 miles (390 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Alacant to Málaga. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Málaga to Alacant.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Málaga to Alacant for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/03/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/04/2019 for travel on 07/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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