There are 4 ways to get from Alicante to Tangier by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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 from Alicante  •  6 h 8 min

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

$118 - $354

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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

2 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Tanger

$120 - $190

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 55 min

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

$379 - $920

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Tanger. Services depart six times a week. 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 bus which takes 15 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 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 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 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 20 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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Tangier is 1 h behind Alicante. It is currently 10:24 PM in Alicante and 9:24 PM in Tangier.

Ryanair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Tangier Airport.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Tangier.
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  • Distance: 345 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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

Iberia, Ryanair and five 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
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Valencia to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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
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 Motril to Tangier Med
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$337
Standard Car
$851

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There are 315+ hotels available in Tangier. Prices start at $47 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 .

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