There are 6 ways to get from Almería to Alicante by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Alicante

24€ - 35€

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Rideshare  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Almería to Alicante 292.7 km

16€

4 alternative options

Bus via Murcia  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Murcia 262
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Alicante N1131 / ...

24€ - 38€

Train  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Almeria to Alcazar De San Juan 277 / ...
  2. Take the train from Alcazar De San Juan to Albacete 694 / ...
  3. Take the train from Albacete to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...

53€ - 93€

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Almería to Alicante 292.8 km

30€ - 45€

Fly  •  4h 15m

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

101€ - 255€

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

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

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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 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Almería to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Almeria and arriving at Alicante-Termino via Alcazar De San Juan and Albacete. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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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 3h 45m and costs 24€ - 35€.

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The bus from Almeria to Alicante takes 3h 45m 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 Renfe Viajeros, depart from Almeria station.

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Map of how to get from Almería to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 241.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Almeria to Alicante every 4 hours. Tickets cost 24€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Almería to Alicante via Alcazar De San Juan and Albacete in around 9h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Palma Mallorca, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Almeria to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
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 Almeria to Alcazar De San Juan
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alcazar De San Juan to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Albacete to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
18€ - 23€
Promo+
23€ - 25€
Flexible
35€ - 45€
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 Almeria to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
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 Murcia , Murcia to Alicante, Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Murcia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 7€
Schedules at
interbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Almería to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€
Book at
blablacar.es

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The best way to get from Almería to Alicante is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs 24€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 9h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 4h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Almeria Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m 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 Renfe AVE, arrive at Alicante-Termino station.

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

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Jet2.com, 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 Omio, Omio and Omio.

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There are 2135+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at 87€ 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 9€ - 12€.

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