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There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Tangier by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly from Alicante  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Tangier (TNG) ALC - TNG

$118 - $354

Cheapest option

Train to Valencia, fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$98 - $436

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Ciudad Real Ir
  2. Take the train from Ciudad Real to Algeciras Atr
  3. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier

$140 - $261

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Tanger

$120 - $190

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Motril
  2. Take the car ferry from Motril to Tangier Med

$389 - $970

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Tangier is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Tangier is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 380€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Tanger. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Tangier is 552 km.

The best way to get from Alicante to Tangier without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 16 min and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Alicante to Tangier, including transfers.

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Alicante to Tangier bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Tangier is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 100€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 15 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alicante Airport to Tangier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Alicante to Tangier bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Tanger station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Tangier.
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  • Distance: 345 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Tangier, Morocco?

Iberia, Air Arabia Maroc and three other airlines fly from Alicante to Tangier 5 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Tangier 6 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Valencia to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
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 Alacant-Terminal to Ciudad Real
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ciudad Real to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Tanger
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Car ferry from Motril to Tangier Med
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$340
Standard Car
$860
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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More Questions & Answers

Tangier is 1 h behind Alicante. It is currently 4:27 AM in Alicante and 3:27 AM in Tangier.

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, TUI fly Belgium and two other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Tangier Airport.

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There are 313+ hotels available in Tangier. Prices start at $46 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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