At last we have a date for the start of the high speed train from Alicante to Madrid. The first train will run on June 17th with the first date for passengers set to to the 18th.
The train will take 2 hours and 20 minutes to complete the journey and will cost 64.9 euros at full price. However, tickets between the 18th and 25th will cost 32.45 euros or 25 euros if bought online.
Although the line passes through Orihuela, the train will not stop there. It will stop at Albacete, Villena and Cuenca.