Madrid to Orihuela by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    352 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Madrid to Orihuela by train

Fast trains from Madrid to Orihuela take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 352 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Orihuela.

1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Orihuela?

Journeys between Madrid and Orihuela usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Madrid to Orihuela every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Orihuela?

The Madrid to Orihuela train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Madrid to Orihuela train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Orihuela is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 06:55 and the last train is around 21:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:55, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Madrid to Orihuela train tickets?

Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Orihuela by train.

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Which train companies operate between Madrid and Orihuela?

More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Orihuela, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • Media Distancia
  • Talgo

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.