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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Alicante by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Porto to Alicante  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Alicante (ALC) OPO - ALC

$77 - $247

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Bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante

$68 - $121

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Train to Vigo, fly to Alicante  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Alicante (ALC) VGO - ALC

$76 - $201

Fly Porto to Valencia, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Valencia (VLC) OPO - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal

$68 - $241

Train, train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Alicante  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
  3. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Alicante (ALC) SCQ - ALC

$71 - $247

Train  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Alacant-Terminal A

$135 - $176

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Porto, Porto to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Tomelloso 002
  3. Take the bus from Tomelloso to Alicante

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Alicante 615.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Alicante is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Alicante is to fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Oporto and arriving at Alicante via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Porto(Campanha) and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 21 min.

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The distance between Porto and Alicante is 761 km. The road distance is 984.7 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Alicante without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 20 min and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Porto to Alicante, including transfers.

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Porto to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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Porto to Alicante train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Porto(Campanha) station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Alicante is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 13 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 13 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 475.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Alicante, Spain?

Iberia, Air Europa and 10 other airlines fly from Porto to Alicante hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Alicante via Madrid and Madrid Estacion Sur in around 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Porto to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Porto to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Porto to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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 Oporto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Porto - Casa da Música to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
internorte.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Porto, Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interbus Madrid - Castilla La Mancha
Phone
902 64 64 28
Website
cm.interbus.es
Bus from Madrid to Tomelloso
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
cm.interbus.es
Book at
cm.interbus.es
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Tomelloso to Alicante
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Porto to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Alicante station.

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Alicante is 1 h ahead of Porto. It is currently 9:56 PM in Porto and 10:56 PM in Alicante.

Porto to Alicante train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Alacant-Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Alicante is 985 km. It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to drive from Porto to Alicante.

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Swiss, Air Europa, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1845+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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