There are 11 ways to get from Alicante to Portugal by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Alicante to Porto  •  6 h 39 min

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

$79 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Sureste  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Badajoz 9335-9296
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisboa Auto Res / ...

$59 - $131

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Fly Alicante to Lisbon  •  5 h 32 min

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

$75 - $257

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 51 min

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

$80 - $269

Train to Valencia, fly to Vigo, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Vigo (VGO) VLC - VGO
  3. Take the bus from Vigo to Braga

$82 - $286

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

Train, bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$109 - $152

Train, Trenhotel  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$149 - $221

Bus InterNorte  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Lisboa Oriente

$75 - $146

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Lisbon 571.2 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Portugal is to bus which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Portugal is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 32 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 Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 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, Madrid-Chamartin, Estación de Salamanca and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 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 10 h 48 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Alicante to Portugal, including transfers.

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Alicante to Portugal bus services, operated by ALSA, 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 6 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 15 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 415.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Portugal?

Iberia, Air Europa and 11 other airlines fly from Alicante to Matosinhos hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to Lisbon via Badajoz, Lisboa, and Estação Oriente in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Valencia to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Alicante to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Valencia to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Valencia to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $3,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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 Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
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
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
Bus from Badajoz to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
monbus.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 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 Badajoz to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante to Granada
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Granada to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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