There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Alicante by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Budapest to Alicante  •  6 h 23 min

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

$87 - $196

6 alternative options

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 23 min

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

$158 - $408

Train  •  28 h 37 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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$425 - $679

Bus, train  •  40 h 58 min

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

$183 - $295

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

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

$141 - $185

Drive  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Alicante 1526.9 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

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 via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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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 Zürich HB, Genève, Lyon Part Dieu and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 37 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 28 h 37 min and costs 110 000 Ft - 190 000 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 110 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft and takes 28 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 39 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 2 days 0 h.

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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 Tabita Tour, arrive at Alicante station.

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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, Transavia Holland and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Alicante 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Alicante via Zürich HB, Genève, Lyon Part Dieu, and Barcelona Sants in around 28 h 37 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Billund
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Budapest to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Alicante via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
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 - $160
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
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $210
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 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.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
$85 - $110
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.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 - $170
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro

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