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There are 12 ways to get from Alicante to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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

Fly Alicante to Lisbon  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Lisbon (LIS) ALC - LIS

$79 - $261

Cheapest option

Fly Alicante to Santiago de Compostela, train, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) ALC - SCQ
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  3. Take the bus from Vigo to Braga

$64 - $232

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Fly Alicante to Porto  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Porto (OPO) ALC - OPO

$79 - $248

Train to Valencia, fly to Porto  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Porto (OPO) VLC - OPO

$69 - $240

Train to Valencia, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Lisbon (LIS) VLC - LIS

$84 - $273

Fly Alicante to Vigo, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Vigo (VGO) ALC - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Braga

$67 - $184

Train, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Navalmoral de la Mata Tlg / ...
  3. Take the bus from Navalmoral de la Mata to Lisboa

$119 - $174

Bus  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Badajoz
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport

$82 - $105

Train  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Badajoz Tlg / ...
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento R
  4. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia R / ...

$135 - $198

Bus, night bus  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Cordoba
  2. Take the night bus from Cordoba, Córdoba to Lisbon, Lisbon N1795

$75 - $118

Train, Trenhotel  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid Chamartín Station to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Lusitania / ...

$160 - $209

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Lisbon 571.2 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Portugal is to bus which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Portugal is to fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Badajoz and Aeroporto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 38 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Portugal is 665 km. The road distance is 913.9 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 5 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Alicante to Portugal, including transfers.

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Alicante to Portugal bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Portugal train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Portugal is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 41 min, you could also train, which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 14 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 415.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Alicante to Lisbon 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to Lisbon via Badajoz, Lisbon Airport, and Aeroporto in around 13 h 41 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Ibiza, Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Valencia to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Alicante to Vigo via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Train operators
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 Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Navalmoral de la Mata
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid Chamartín Station to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vigo to Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Cordoba, Córdoba to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Avanza Grupo
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
interbus.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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
Bus from Alicante to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Alicante to Portugal bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Airport station.

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Alicante to Portugal train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Portugal is 914 km. It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to drive from Alicante to Portugal.

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TAP Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at $51 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 1€ - 4€.

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