There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly Frankfurt to Alicante  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Alicante (ALC) FRA - ALC

$57 - $261

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Fly Frankfurt to Valencia, train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$108 - $345

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Alicante  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Alicante (ALC) DUS - ALC

$125 - $341

Train  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$375 - $474

Train, drive  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Strasbourg En
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Alicante

$312 - $417

Bus Eurolines DE  •  29 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof to Alicante

$100 - $190

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Alicante

$104 - $160

Drive  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante 1150.3 miles

$240 - $350

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Alicante. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 29 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 31 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Alicante is 1496 km. The road distance is 1840.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 17 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Alicante bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Alicante train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 31 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 29 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Alicante bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Alicante station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 935.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Alicante, Spain?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante via Paris Est, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 17 h 31 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,500
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Alicante via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $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.

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 - $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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 52 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
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt - Hauptbahnhof to Alicante
Ave. Duration
29 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
eurolines.de
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 Darmstadt to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
alsa.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Alicante is 1840 km. It takes approximately 16 h 53 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Alicante.

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Lufthansa, Air Europa, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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