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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord 460 / ...

€14 - €18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Alicante to Valence 166.2 km

€7 - €11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Valencia N1131

€11 - €22

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Valencia 170.3 km

€16 - €24

Alicante to Valencia by train

The train journey time between Alicante and Valencia is around 1h 53m and covers a distance of around 179 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 43m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Alicante to Valencia train service departs from Alicante-Termino and arrives in Valencia-Estacio Del Nord. Typically 29 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 53m
Fastest train time:
1h 43m
Trains per week:
29
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:03
Last train departs at:
19:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alicante to Valencia train schedules

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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 train which costs €14 - €18 and takes 1h 45m.

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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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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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 45m and costs €14 - €18.

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The train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord takes 1h 45m including transfers and departs four 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 45m 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 45m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord 4 times a day. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 1h 45m. 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 once daily.

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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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 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
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Alicante to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Book at
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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There are 501+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at €75 per night.

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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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