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There are 6 ways to get from Alicante to La Molina by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants Eur / ...
  2. Take the train from Sants to La Molina R3

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Bus  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Barcelona N1134 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to La Molina SkiBus La Molina

€43 - €81

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Barcelona Airport-Prat T1
  2. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to La Molina R3

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Alicante to La Molina 628.6 km

€60 - €90

Fly from Alicante, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN
  2. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to La Molina

Train to Valencia, fly, train  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Barcelona (BCN) VLC - BCN
  3. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to La Molina

Alicante to La Molina by train

The train journey time between Alicante and La Molina is around 9h 43m and covers a distance of around 681 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 29m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros and Renfe Cercanias, the Alicante to La Molina train service departs from Alicante-Termino and arrives in La Molina. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 43m
Fastest train time:
7h 29m
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:25
Last train departs at:
18:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alicante to La Molina train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Alicante → La Molina
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Molina is 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to La Molina is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to La Molina is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 6h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to La Molina. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at La Molina via Sants - Gayarre and Barcelona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to La Molina. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at La Molina via Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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The distance between Alicante and La Molina is 490 km. The road distance is 628.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to La Molina without a car is to train which takes 8h 25m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Alicante to La Molina, including transfers.

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Alicante to La Molina bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to La Molina train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to La Molina is to train which takes 8h 25m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €85 and takes 10h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to La Molina.
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  • Distance: 490.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and La Molina, Catalonia, Spain?

You can take a train from Alicante to La Molina via Sants in around 8h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to La Molina via Barcelona, Sants - Gayarre, Pl Catalunya - Portal de l'Àngel, and Barcelona in around 10h 33m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Train operators
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 Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sants to La Molina
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to La Molina
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Barcelona Airport-Prat T1
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com

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

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Alicante to La Molina bus services, operated by Sagales, arrive at La Molina station.

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Alicante to La Molina train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at La Molina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to La Molina is 629 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Alicante to La Molina.

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

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There are 106+ hotels available in La Molina. Prices start at €75 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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