There are 10 ways to get from Alicante to Tarifa by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Ciudad Real Ir
  2. Take the train from Ciudad Real to Algeciras Atr

$101 - $137

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Bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Algeciras

$43 - $66

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Train, bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant Terminal to Beniel C-1
  2. Take the bus from Alcantarilla to Granada
  3. Take the bus from Granada to Algeciras

$56 - $83

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Tarifa 392.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Alicante to Tangier, carferry  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Tangier (TNG) ALC - TNG
  2. Take the carferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$160 - $486

Fly Alicante to Jerez, train, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Jerez (XRY) ALC - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$99 - $338

Fly Alicante to Sevilla, train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Sevilla (SVQ) ALC - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
  3. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$98 - $364

Train to Valencia, fly to Tangier, carferry  •  7 h 53 min

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

$140 - $568

Train to Valencia, fly to Malaga, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP
  3. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras

$94 - $317

Train to Valencia, fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLC - SVQ
  3. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
  4. Take the bus from San Fernando to Tarifa

$88 - $296

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Tarifa. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Tarifa - Centro de Salud via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 46 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Tarifa is 523 km. The road distance is 628.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Tarifa without a car is to train which takes 10 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 33 min to get from Alicante to Tarifa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Alicante to Tarifa is to train which takes 10 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 46 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 Tarifa bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Algeciras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Tarifa is 629 km. It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to drive from Alicante to Tarifa.

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

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Tarifa.
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  • Distance: 326.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 33 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a train from Alicante to Tarifa via Ciudad Real, Algeciras, and Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station in around 10 h 33 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Tarifa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Algiers, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Valencia to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Jerez via Algiers, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
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 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 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to San Fernando - Bahía Sur
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Bahia-Sur
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
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
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant Terminal to Beniel
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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 Algeciras
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Alcantarilla to Granada
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from San Fernando to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Granada to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Malaga Airport to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125

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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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