There are 7 ways to get from Alicante to Coimbra by train, night train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Recommended option

Train, Trenhotel  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B

$133 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Salamanca
  3. Take the bus from Salamanca to Coimbra

$63 - $174

5 alternative options

Bus via Villarrobledo  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
  2. Take the bus from Villarrobledo to Madrid 003
  3. Take the bus from Madrid-Estación Sur to Guarda
  4. Take the bus from Guarda to Coimbra

$84 - $122

Drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Coimbra 588.3 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Alicante to Porto, taxi  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Porto (OPO) ALC - OPO
  2. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Coimbra

$229 - $396

Fly Alicante to Lisbon, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Lisbon (LIS) ALC - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B

$90 - $292

Train to Valencia, fly to Porto, taxi  •  7 h 45 min

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

$220 - $388

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Coimbra is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Coimbra is to fly and train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs 75€ - 260€.

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The distance between Alicante and Coimbra is 714 km. The road distance is 941 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 14 min to get from Alicante to Coimbra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Coimbra via Madrid - Avénida de America, Madrid and Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Coimbra B via Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Chamartin and Estación de Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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

You can take a bus from Alicante to Coimbra via Madrid Estacion Sur, Madrid - Avénida de America, Madrid - South Station, Madrid, and Salamanca in around 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Valencia to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $3,300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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 Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
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 Alicante to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha.
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Villarrobledo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Madrid-Estación Sur to Guarda
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
bus
Bus from Madrid Sur to Guarda
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
eurolines.es
Viuva Monteiro
Website
viuvamonteiro.pt
Bus from Guarda to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
viuvamonteiro.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$152
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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