There are 7 ways to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Nice to Alicante  •  8h 9m

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

78€ - 228€

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Bus via Marseille  •  20h 38m

  1. Take the bus from LE CANNET - Office de Tourisme - LE CANNET to MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE Ler 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Alicante 262

57€ - 81€

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Fly Nice to Valencia, train  •  10h 27m

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

92€ - 305€

Train to Marseille, fly to Alicante  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Alicante (ALC) MRS - ALC

95€ - 266€

Train  •  14h 4m

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

131€ - 232€

Bus  •  23h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Niza to Alicante

92€ - 154€

Drive  •  10h 48m

  1. Drive from Cannes to Costa Blanca 1133.7 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca is to bus via Marseille which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 20h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Costa Blanca. However, there are services departing from LE CANNET - Office de Tourisme - LE CANNET and arriving at Costa Blanca - Milán I via Marseille and Maisonnave 33. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Costa Blanca. However, there are services departing from Gare de Cannes and arriving at Costa Blanca via Marseille St Charles, Barcelona-Sants and Alicante - Luceros. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 4m.

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The distance between Cannes and Costa Blanca is 847 km. The road distance is 1133.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca without a car is to train which takes 14h 4m and costs 130€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca, including transfers.

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Cannes to Costa Blanca bus services, operated by Zou! LER, depart from LE CANNET - Office de Tourisme - LE CANNET station.

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Cannes to Costa Blanca train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca is to fly which takes 8h 9m and costs 75€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 14h 4m, you could also bus via Marseille, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 20h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Costa Blanca.
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  • Distance: 847.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 9m

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Costa Blanca, Valencia, Spain?

Iberia, British Airways and 10 other airlines fly from Cannes to Costa Blanca hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cannes to Costa Blanca via Gare de Marseille-St-Charles, Marseille St Charles, Barcelona-Sants, Alicante-Termino, and Alicante - Luceros in around 14h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 1100€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 1500€
Flights from Marseille to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Basel
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 750€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 750€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 1500€
Flights from Marseille to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 800€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Marseille to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
46€ - 50€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
maregionsud.fr
Bus from LE CANNET - Office de Tourisme - LE CANNET to MARSEILLE - St Charles - MARSEILLE
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
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 Faculté St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Alicante
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice 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 20m and has one stopover.

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Cannes to Costa Blanca bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Alicante station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Costa Blanca is 1134 km. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Cannes to Costa Blanca.

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British Airways, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines and nine other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 2402+ hotels available in Costa Blanca. Prices start at 48€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 1€ - 22€.

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