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There are 11 ways to get from Alicante to London by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to London Gatwick (LGW) ALC - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

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Fly Alicante to London Luton, train  •  5h 47m

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

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Fly Alicante to London Stansted  •  6h 7m

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

Train to Valencia, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to London Gatwick (LGW) VLC - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Fly Alicante to Birmingham, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Birmingham (BHX) ALC - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

Fly Alicante to Bristol, train  •  7h 16m

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

Train  •  15h 42m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants Eur / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl Eil

Bus  •  32h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Paris N1131
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

Bus, night bus  •  34h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Zaragoza Vac-133
  2. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  19h 4m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 47m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to London is to fly and train which costs €35 - €200 and takes 5h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Alicante to London is to fly and train which takes 5h 20m and costs €40 - €200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to London station. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to London. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at London St Pancras Intl via Barcelona-Sants, Gare de Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 42m.

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The distance between Alicante and London is 915 miles.

The best way to get from Alicante to London without a car is to train which takes 15h 42m and costs €230 - €550.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Alicante to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Alicante to London is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs €40 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €230 - €550 and takes 15h 42m, you could also bus, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 32h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to London.
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  • Distance: 914.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

Ryanair, Jet2.com and easyJet fly from Alicante to London Liverpool St every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to London King's Cross via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 15h 42m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £330
Flights from Alicante to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£15 - £450
Flights from Alicante to London Luton via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£15 - £450
Flights from Alicante to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£15 - £450
Flights from Alicante to London Luton via Kerry
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£15 - £450
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Cork
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Kerry
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £190
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £400
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £400
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £400
Flights from Alicante to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £550
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £270
Flights from Alicante to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £260
Flights from Alicante to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£13 - £260
Flights from Alicante to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£13 - £260
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £340
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £260
Flights from Alicante to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £500
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £480
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £480
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £290
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £290
Flights from Valencia to London Gatwick via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Alicante to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £310
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £800
Flights from Alicante to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Alicante to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Alicante to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £460
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Alicante to Paris
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Blablabus
Jimenez Movilidad
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
jimenezmovilidad.es
Bus from Alicante to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Autobuses Jiménez S.L
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Alicante to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Alicante. It is currently 5:57 PM in Alicante and 4:57 PM in London.

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

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Ryanair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Alicante Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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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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