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There are 5 ways to get from Girona to Alicante by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Alicante-Termino Eur

€35 - €50

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Girona to Alicante N1134 / ...

€29 - €40

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Girona to Alicante 611.6 km

€55 - €90

Train, fly to Alicante  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alicante (ALC) BCN - ALC

€41 - €134

Train, fly to Valencia  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Valencia (VLC) BCN - VLC
  3. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Alicante-Termino

€50 - €157

Girona to Alicante by train

The train journey time between Girona and Alicante is around 5h 20m and covers a distance of around 631 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 19m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Girona to Alicante train service departs from Girona and arrives in Alicante-Termino. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 20m
Fastest train time:
5h 19m
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:26
Last train departs at:
09:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Girona to Alicante train schedules

Girona → Alicante
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alicante is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Alicante is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Girona to Alicante is to bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Alicante is to train and fly which costs €40 - €140 and takes 4h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Girona and arriving at Alicante. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Girona and arriving at Alicante-Termino. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 22m.

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The distance between Girona and Alicante is 492 km. The road distance is 611.6 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs €35 - €50.

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The train from Girona to Alicante-Termino takes 5h 22m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Girona to Alicante bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Girona station.

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Girona to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Girona station.

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The best way to get from Girona to Alicante is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 8h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Girona to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 492.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Girona, Spain and Alicante, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Girona to Alicante-Termino once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 5h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Girona to Alicante twice daily. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 20m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €100
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 Girona to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€10 - €14
Promo+
€15 - €17
Flexible
€25 - €35
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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 Girona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Girona to Alicante bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Alicante station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Alicante is 612 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Girona to Alicante.

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Air Europa, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport.

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