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There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Mar Menor by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from San Gabriel to Torre-Pacheco

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Torre Pacheco

Train via Alicante-Termino

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Torre-Pacheco

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Alicante to Mar Menor

Drive

  1. Drive from Alicante to Mar Menor
Alicante → Mar Menor
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mar Menor is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mar Menor is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mar Menor is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 9 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Mar Menor is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Mar Menor is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 1h 5m.

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The distance between Alicante and Mar Menor is 77 km. The road distance is 106.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Mar Menor without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €20 - €26.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Alicante to Mar Menor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Mar Menor is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €20 - €26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €40 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Mar Menor is 106 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Alicante to Mar Menor.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Mar Menor. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Mar Menor.
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  • Distance: 76.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Mar Menor, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from San Gabriel to Torre-Pacheco twice daily. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Alternatively, BusbamSL operates a bus from Alicante to Torre Pacheco 6 times a week. Tickets cost €12 - €30 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Gabriel to Torre-Pacheco
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Torre-Pacheco
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Alicante to Torre Pacheco
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €30
Schedules at
busbam.com
Other operators
Taxi from Alicante to Mar Menor
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Radio Tele Taxi Alicante
Phone
+34 965 10 16 11
Website
taxienalicante.com
Costa Blanca Taxi
Phone
+34 664 12 84 82
Website
costablancataxialicante.com

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