There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Altea by train, tram, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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, tram  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...
  2. Take the tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm L1

$66 - $85

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Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Benidorm

$37 - $57

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Train, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Estacio del Nord Tlg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Altea

$63 - $91

Bus, train  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Denia
  2. Take the train from Alqueries to Altea L9

$39 - $58

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Altea 302.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alicante (ALC) BCN - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$59 - $215

Fly to Valencia, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Valencia (VLC) BCN - VLC
  2. Take the bus from Valencia Airprt to Benidorm

$51 - $184

Fly to Ibiza, carferry, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Ibiza (IBZ) BCN - IBZ
  2. Take the carferry from Ibiza to Formentera
  3. Take the carferry from Formentera to Dènia
  4. Take the train from Dénia to Altea

$64 - $532

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Altea. However, there are services departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Altea - Carrer la Mar 135 via Benidorm - Paseo Els Tolls and Av. Severo Ochoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Altea is 363 km. The road distance is 483.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Altea without a car is to train and tram which takes 7 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Barcelona to Altea, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Altea bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Barcelona to Altea bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Benidorm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Altea is 484 km. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Barcelona to Altea.

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Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 4630+ hotels available in Altea. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Altea.
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  • Distance: 227 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Altea once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 30 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
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 Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $160
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
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Train from Alqueries to Altea
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
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Train from Dénia to Altea
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
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 Barcelona/Sants to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Altea
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Denia
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia Airprt to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$6 - $55
Balearia
$35 - $55
Lobby Bar
$40 - $60
Car ferry from Formentera to Dènia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$30 - $65
Balearia
$45 - $65
Lobby Bar
$50 - $75
Trasmapi
Website
trasmapi.com
Car ferry from Ibiza to Formentera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Schedules at
trasmapi.com

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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