There are 13 ways to get from Alicante to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night bus or car train

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 London Gatwick  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to London Gatwick (LGW) ALC - LGW

$47 - $429

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Fly Alicante to London Stansted  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to London Stansted (STN) ALC - STN

$57 - $629

Fly Alicante to London Luton, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to London Luton (LTN) ALC - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$54 - $447

Fly Alicante to Southend, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Southend (SEN) ALC - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$55 - $280

Bus to Murcia, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Pilar de la Horadada
  2. Fly from Murcia (MJV) to London Gatwick (LGW) MJV - LGW

$103 - $764

Train to Valencia, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to London Gatwick (LGW) VLC - LGW

$82 - $321

Bus to Murcia, fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Pilar de la Horadada
  2. Fly from Murcia (MJV) to London Stansted (STN) MJV - STN

$103 - $324

Fly Alicante to Bristol, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Bristol (BRS) ALC - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

$117 - $324

Train  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Tlg / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$257 - $468

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$201 - $226

Drive, car ferry  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Bilbao
  2. Take the car ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$250 - $810

Bus, night bus  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Tudela
  2. Take the night bus from Tudela to Londres Victoria Coach Station

$113 - $158

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$460 - $547

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to London. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to London. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Barcelona Sants Station, Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 6 min.

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The distance between Alicante and London is 1464 km.

The best way to get from Alicante to London without a car is to train which takes 16 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Alicante to London, including transfers.

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

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Alicante to London train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to London is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Alicante to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to London.
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  • Distance: 914.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and London, England?

British Airways, Norwegian Air International and five other airlines fly from Alicante to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to London via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 16 h 6 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $1,000
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Alicante to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Southend
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Murcia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,400
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $1,300
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Southend
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Murcia to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Murcia to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,100
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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.

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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
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Autocars Costa Azul
Phone
+34 (0) 965710449
Email
info@costazul.net
Website
costazul.net
Bus from Alicante to Pilar de la Horadada
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
costazul.net
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Lille
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es
Bilman Bus
Phone
902 999 748
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Tudela
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
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
Night bus from Tudela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Bilbao to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$140 - $180
Car
$450 - $650

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London is 1 h behind Alicante. It is currently 5:46 AM in Alicante and 4:46 AM in London.

Alicante to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 8331+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 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 .

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