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There are 5 ways to get from Altea to Barcelona by tram, train, bus, car or plane

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Tram, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the tram from Benidorm to Alicante - Luceros L1
  2. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...

$65 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Barcelona

$50 - $77

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Altea to Barcelona 301.3 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Alicante, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Alicante Airport
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN

$58 - $215

Bus to Valencia, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Benidorm to Valencia
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN

$53 - $185

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The cheapest way to get from Altea to Barcelona is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Altea to Barcelona is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Altea to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Altea and arriving at Barcelona via Benidorm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Altea and Barcelona is 363 km. The road distance is 482.1 km.

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The best way to get from Altea to Barcelona without a car is to tram and train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs 55€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Altea to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Altea to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Benidorm station.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Altea to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Altea to Barcelona is 482 km. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Altea to Barcelona.

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  • Distance: 227 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

What companies run services between Altea, Spain and Barcelona, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Altea to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Benidorm to Alicante - Luceros
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Benidorm to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Alicante Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Benidorm to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
alsa.com

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Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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