There are 6 ways to get from Alicante to Orihuela by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  58 min

  1. C-1 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 38 miles

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. C-1

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

$26 - $40

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. 36.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. 36.9 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Orihuela, Spain?

Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE) operates a train from Alicante to Orihuela every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 58 min. Spanish Railways (RENFE) also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Agostense operates a bus from Alicante to Orihuela 3 times a day, and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant Terminal to Orihuela-Miguel Hernandez
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Elx-Parc to Orihuela-Miguel Hernandez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
Vectalia - Grupo SuBús
Phone
+34 (0) 965140936
Email
tam@subus.es
Website
vectalia.es
Bus from Alicante to Elche
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
movilidad.vectalia.es
Agostense
Phone
+34 (0) 965 28 06 57
Email
agostense@agostense.com
Website
agostense.es
Bus from Alicante to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
agostense.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alicante to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Alicante to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxi 204 Alicante
Phone
+34 616 49 61 28
Website
alicantetaxi.es
Costa Blanca Taxi
Phone
+34 627 24 57 17
Website
costablancataxialicante.com
Aleata Tele Taxi
Phone
+34 965 10 16 11
Website
taxienalicante.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Alicante and Orihuela is 50 km. The road distance is 59 km.

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Orihuela is to train which costs 5€ and takes 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Alicante to Orihuela is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs 75€ - 95€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alacant Terminal and arriving at Orihuela-Miguel Hernandez. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Orihuela. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

The train from Alacant Terminal to Orihuela-Miguel Hernandez takes 58 min including transfers and departs every four hours.