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There are 6 ways to get from Cannes 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 to Alicante  •  7h 2m

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

$97 - $241

5 alternative options

Fly to Valencia, train  •  10h 36m

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

$118 - $345

Train  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$178 - $225

Bus Eurolines FR  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Cannes Gare Routière to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Alicante

$121 - $183

Bus ALSA  •  6 days 21h

  1. Take the bus from Le Cannet to Alicante

$180 - $290

Drive  •  10h 47m

  1. Drive from Cannes to Alicante 716.6 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Alicante is to fly which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Alicante is to fly which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 7h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Le Cannet and arriving at Alicante. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 days 21h.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 23m.

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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 23m and costs 150€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Cannes to Alicante, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cannes to Alicante is to fly which takes 7h 2m and costs 80€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 200€ and takes 13h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 19h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 534.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

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

Iberia, Lufthansa and 15 other airlines fly from Cannes to Alicante every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cannes to Alicante via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants in around 13h 23m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Cannes Gare Routière to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Alicante
Ave. Duration
16h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
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 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 Le Cannet to Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 days 21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m 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 Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Alacant-Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Alicante is 1146 km. It takes approximately 10h 47m to drive from Cannes to Alicante.

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Air France, Transavia France, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1963+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs 10€ - 14€.

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