There are 6 ways to get from Alicante to Formentera by car, car ferry, bus, tram, train or plane

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Drive, car ferry  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Dènia
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

40€ - 195€

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Bus, car ferry  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Denia
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

46€ - 204€

Bus, car ferry via Gandia  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Gandia 262
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera

60€ - 94€

Tram, train, car ferry  •  7h

  1. Take the tram from Mercado to Benidorm L1
  2. Take the train from Benidorm to Dénia L9
  3. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Formentera

44€ - 202€

Fly from Alicante, car ferry  •  3h 14m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Ibiza (IBZ) ALC - IBZ
  2. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

42€ - 369€

Train to Valencia, fly, car ferry  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Ibiza (IBZ) VLC - IBZ
  3. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

49€ - 316€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Formentera is to drive and car ferry which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 40€ - 370€ and takes 3h 14m.

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The distance between Alicante and Formentera is 174 km.

The best way to get from Alicante to Formentera without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 5h 43m and costs 45€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Alicante to Formentera, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Ibiza Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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There are 382+ hotels available in Formentera. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Formentera.
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  • Distance: 174 km
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Formentera, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Alicante to Formentera. However, you can take the drive to Dènia, take the car ferry to Formentera, then take the drive to Sant Francesc de Formentera. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Alicante to Sant Francesc de Formentera via Plaza Archiduque Carlos, Dénia, Dènia, and Formentera in around 5h 43m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Flights from Valencia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 340€
Flights from Valencia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 160€
Train operators
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Mercado to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Train from Benidorm to Dénia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Denia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Dènia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
29€ - 55€
Balearia
40€ - 55€
Lobby Bar
45€ - 65€
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 180€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
130€ - 180€
Seating
5€ - 50€
Balearia
30€ - 45€
Lobby Bar
35€ - 50€
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Formentera
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Trasmapi
Phone
+34 971 31 44 33
Email
info@trasmapi.com
Website
trasmapi.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 27€
Website
Trasmapi

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