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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$60 - $80

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Alicante 322.1 miles

$34

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Alicante

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Alicante 325.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alicante (ALC) BCN - ALC

$43 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Alicante is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Alicante is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs 35€ - 170€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Alicante is 407 km. The road distance is 522 km.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal takes 4 h 55 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Alicante. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Alacant-Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Alicante every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Alicante once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.es

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