There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Formentera by car, car ferry, bus, tram, train or plane

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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Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 41 min

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

$47 - $237

Cheapest option

Fly from Alicante, car ferry  •  3 h 21 min

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

$47 - $431

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Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 33 min

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

$62 - $259

Tram, train, car ferry  •  7 h

  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

$51 - $245

Train to Valencia, fly, car ferry  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Ibiza (IBZ) VLC - IBZ
  3. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera

$60 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Formentera is to drive and car ferry which costs 40€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Formentera is to fly and car ferry which costs 35€ - 370€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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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 5 h 33 min and costs 50€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min 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 40 min.

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

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There are 465+ hotels available in Formentera. Prices start at $158 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Formentera.
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  • Distance: 108.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

There is no direct connection from Alicante to Sant Francesc de 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 Denia, Plaza Archiduque Carlos, Dénia - Calderón - Centro Social, Dènia, and Formentera in around 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Valencia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $180
Train operators
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Mercado to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Train from Benidorm to Dénia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Alicante to Denia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$35 - $65
Balearia
$45 - $65
Lobby Bar
$50 - $75
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$6 - $55
Balearia
$35 - $55
Lobby Bar
$40 - $60
Trasmapi
Website
trasmapi.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $32
Schedules at
trasmapi.com

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