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There are 11 ways to get from Alicante to Leeuwarden by plane, train, 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 Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ALC - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

85€ - 209€

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Fly Alicante to Eindhoven, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Eindhoven (EIN) ALC - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden

75€ - 282€

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Fly Alicante to Rotterdam, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Rotterdam (RTM) ALC - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden

91€ - 281€

Train to Valencia, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) VLC - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

99€ - 286€

Fly Alicante to Dusseldorf, train  •  10h 3m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ALC - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden

Fly Alicante to Weeze, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Weeze (NRN) ALC - NRN
  2. Take the train from Nijmegen to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden

90€ - 309€

Fly Alicante to Brussels, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Brussels (BRU) ALC - BRU
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

132€ - 379€

Train  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants Eur
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

337€ - 520€

Bus, train  •  36h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Utrech
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden Intercity

146€ - 172€

Bus  •  37h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Rotterdam Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Leeuwarden 804

137€ - 145€

Drive  •  20h 21m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Leeuwarden 1355.7 miles

280€ - 420€

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Leeuwarden is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Leeuwarden is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 8h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Leeuwarden via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Leeuwarden via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 48m.

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The distance between Alicante and Leeuwarden is 1721 km. The road distance is 2169.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Leeuwarden without a car is to train which takes 19h 48m and costs 330€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Alicante to Leeuwarden, including transfers.

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Alicante to Leeuwarden bus services, operated by Starbus, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Renfe, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Leeuwarden is to train which takes 19h 48m and costs 330€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 135€ - 145€ and takes 37h 55m.

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  • Distance: 1075.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Alicante to Leeuwarden via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV, and Schiphol Airport in around 19h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to Leeuwarden via Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS in around 37h 55m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from Alicante to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 410€
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Flights from Alicante to Eindhoven via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Flights from Alicante to Weeze
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Alicante to Weeze via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 1100€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1100€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Alicante to Amsterdam Schiphol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Valencia to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Alicante to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 850€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 55€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
20€ - 28€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Nijmegen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Renfe

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The 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 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
renfe.com
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
35€ - 60€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Valence TGV to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
230€ - 290€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
230€ - 290€
1st Class
300€ - 430€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 105€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
90€ - 105€
1st Class
120€ - 180€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 55€
1st Class
100€ - 160€
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Utrech
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
127€
Schedules at
starbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
127€
Schedules at
starbus.es
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Alicante to Leeuwarden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Alicante to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Leeuwarden is 2169 km. It takes approximately 20h 21m to drive from Alicante to Leeuwarden.

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KLM, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Leeuwarden train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 476+ hotels available in Leeuwarden. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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

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