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There are 4 ways to get from Alicante to Valencia by train, bus, rideshare 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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Train

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Alicante to Valence

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Valencia

Drive

  1. Drive from Alicante to Valencia

Alicante to Valencia by train

The train journey time between Alicante and Valencia is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 179 km. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Alicante to Valencia train service departs from Alicante-Termino and arrives in Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

22 Weekly Trains
1h 55m Average Duration
€14 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Valencia is to rideshare which costs €7 - €11 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Valencia is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Valencia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Alicante and Valencia is 125 km. The road distance is 170.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Valencia without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs €14 - €18.

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The train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Alicante to Valencia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Valencia is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs €14 - €18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €22 and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 125.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Valencia, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord 3 times a day. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Valencia hourly. Tickets cost €15 - €22 and the journey takes 2h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Alicante to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alicante to Valence
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
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blablacar.es

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

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Alicante to Valencia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Valencia-Estacio Del Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Valencia is 170 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Alicante to Valencia.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alicante and Valencia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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