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There are 6 ways to get from Cannes to Alicante by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Alicante  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Alicante (ALC) NCE - ALC

76€ - 480€

Cheapest option

Bus via Marseille  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cannes, Cannes to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N719 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Alicante 262

55€ - 78€

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Fly to Valencia, train  •  9h 18m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Valencia (VLC) NCE - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino

55€ - 137€

Train  •  13h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Alicante-Termino Eur / ...

95€ - 169€

Bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Niza to Alicante

92€ - 152€

Drive  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Cannes to Alicante 1146.5 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Alicante is to bus via Marseille which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 19h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Alicante is to fly which costs 75€ - 480€ and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Cannes, Cannes and arriving at Alicante via Marseille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Alicante-Termino via Marseille St Charles and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 7m.

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The distance between Cannes and Alicante is 854 km. The road distance is 1146.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 13h 7m and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Cannes to Alicante, including transfers.

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Cannes to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Niza station.

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Cannes to Alicante train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Alicante is to fly which takes 6h 36m and costs 75€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 13h 7m, you could also bus via Marseille, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 19h 45m.

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  • Distance: 854.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Alicante, Spain?

easyJet, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from Cannes to Alicante hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cannes to Alicante via Marseille St Charles and Barcelona-Sants in around 13h 7m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 450€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330€ - 750€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
330€ - 750€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 460€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 220€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 320€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Thello
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cannes, Cannes to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cannes to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Alicante
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Niza to Alicante
Ave. Duration
20h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Cannes to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Alicante-Termino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Alicante is 1147 km. It takes approximately 10h 49m to drive from Cannes to Alicante.

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KLM, Iberia, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport.

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