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There are 7 ways to get from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Camp De Tarragona Eur
  2. Take the train from Camp De Tarragona to Lleida Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lleida to Mequinenza

43€ - 75€

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Castellón de la Plana  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Castellon Eur / ...
  2. Take the bus from Castellón de la Plana to Alcañiz
  3. Take the bus from Alcañiz to Mequinenza

35€ - 50€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Teruel
  3. Take the bus from Teruel to Mequinenza

42€ - 63€

Bus, train  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Valencia
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Castellón De La Plana C6
  3. Take the bus from Castellón de la Plana to Alcañiz
  4. Take the bus from Alcañiz to Mequinenza

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza 451.5 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Barcelona, train, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
  3. Take the bus from Lleida to Mequinenza

59€ - 170€

Fly to Lleida, bus  •  12h 48m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Lleida (ILD) ALC - ILD
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Mequinenza

49€ - 182€

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The most affordable way to get from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza is to train and bus via Castellón de la Plana, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Mequinenza via Valencia and Teruel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between Alicante and Mequinensa / Maquinenza is 343 km. The road distance is 451.5 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 47m and costs 40€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza, including transfers.

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Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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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 Mequinensa / Maquinenza bus services, operated by HIFE S.A., arrive at Mequinenza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza is 451 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza.

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  • Distance: 343.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Mequinensa / Maquinenza, Spain?

You can take a bus from Alicante to Mequinensa / Maquinenza via Valencia and Teruel in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Lleida via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Alicante to Lleida via Mahon, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Alicante to Lleida via Malaga, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Camp De Tarragona
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Castellon
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 29€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
8€ - 11€
Promo+
13€ - 15€
Flexible
23€ - 29€
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
18€ - 23€
Promo+
23€ - 25€
Flexible
35€ - 45€
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 Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Castellón De La Plana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Lleida to Mequinenza
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Alcañiz to Mequinenza
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Teruel to Mequinenza
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Schedules at
hife.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. 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 Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
alsa.com
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 Alicante to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Jimenez Movilidad
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
jimenezmovilidad.es
Bus from Valencia to Teruel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Autobuses Jiménez S.L

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Mequinensa / Maquinenza. 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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