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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Alicante by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Budapest to Alicante  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Alicante (ALC) BUD - ALC

$87 - $196

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Fly Budapest to Valencia, train  •  8 h 58 min

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

$108 - $260

Train to Vienna, fly to Alicante  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Alicante (ALC) VIE - ALC

$157 - $407

Train  •  27 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$473 - $631

Train via Genève  •  28 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$426 - $648

Bus, train  •  40 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Barcelona 1922
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$183 - $280

Bus Matei Unitrans  •  41 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Alicante Calle Portugal

$145 - $234

Bus Tabita Tour  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Alicante

$135 - $174

Drive  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Alicante 1526.9 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Alicante is to fly which costs 24 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Alicante is to fly which costs 24 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Alicante Calle Portugal via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 24 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Alicante is 1879 km. The road distance is 2443.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 27 h 24 min and costs 130 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Budapest to Alicante, including transfers.

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Budapest to Alicante bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Alicante train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Alicante is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs 24 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 27 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs 40 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 41 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 1174.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Alicante, Spain?

Wizz Air, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines fly from Budapest to Alicante once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Alicante via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 27 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Budapest to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Arad to Alicante Calle Portugal
Ave. Duration
36 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Arad to Alicante
Ave. Duration
43 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Budapest to Alicante bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, arrive at Alicante Calle Portugal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Alicante is 2443 km. It takes approximately 22 h 56 min to drive from Budapest to Alicante.

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Wizz Air, KLM, Transavia Holland and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Alicante train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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There are 1908+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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