There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Alicante by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Alicante  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Alicante (ALC) BLQ - ALC

$52 - $248

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Fly to Valencia, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Valencia (VLC) BLQ - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal

$68 - $442

Train  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$230 - $335

Bus and ferry, bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Alicante

$136 - $200

Bus  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Brescia, Brescia 415 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brescia Autostazione to Alicante

$112 - $170

Drive  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Alicante 1033.2 miles

$240 - $360

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Alicante via Ferran el Catòlic and Valencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna station to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale Station and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Alicante is 1198 km. The road distance is 1653.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 19 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Bologna to Alicante, including transfers.

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Bologna to Alicante bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Bologna station.

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Bologna to Alicante train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Bologna Centrale Station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Alicante is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 31 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 33 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 748.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Alicante, Spain?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Bologna to Alicante 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Alicante via Torino Porta Susa Station, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 19 h 31 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bologna to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Bologna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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 Valencia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Brescia, Brescia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Brescia - Autostazione Via Solferino -22 - 23
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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Bologna to Alicante train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Alacant-Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Alicante is 1653 km. It takes approximately 15 h 39 min to drive from Bologna to Alicante.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Bologna Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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