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There are 5 ways to get from Almería to Alicante by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Alicante

$26 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Almería to Alicante 183 miles

$18

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Almeria to Alcazar de San Juan Tlg
  2. Take the train from Alcazar de San Juan to Albacete Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Albacete to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$94 - $132

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Almería to Alicante 183 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Alicante (ALC) LEI - ALC

$119 - $577

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The cheapest way to get from Almería to Alicante is to rideshare which costs 16€ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almería to Alicante is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Almeria and arriving at Alicante. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Almería to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Almeria and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Alcazar de San Juan and Albacete. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Almería and Alicante is 242 km. The road distance is 292.8 km.

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The best way to get from Almería to Alicante without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

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The bus from Almeria to Alicante takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Almería to Alicante train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Almeria station.

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The best way to get from Almería to Alicante is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 8 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 500€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Almería to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Almería to Alicante every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Almería to Alicante via Alcazar de San Juan and Albacete in around 8 h 27 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Almeria to Alcazar de San Juan
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alcazar de San Juan to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
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 Almeria to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Almería to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.es

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There is no direct flight from Almeria Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Almería to Alicante train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Alacant-Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Almería to Alicante is 293 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Almería to Alicante.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Almeria Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Book your Almería to Alicante train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Almería to Alicante bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 1845+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Almería to Almeria Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs 15€ - 19€.

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