There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Benidorm by plane, bus, train, tram, bus and ferry, car ferry, night train, car or car train

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Fly Glasgow to Alicante, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Alicante (ALC) GLA - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$91 - $345

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Alicante (ALC) EDI - ALC
  3. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$88 - $291

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Fly Glasgow to Valencia, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Valencia (VLC) GLA - VLC
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Benidorm

$126 - $650

Train to Glasgow/Prestwick, fly to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) to Alicante (ALC) PIK - ALC
  3. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$114 - $221

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Valencia, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Valencia (VLC) EDI - VLC
  3. Take the bus from Valencia to Benidorm

$123 - $346

Train, tram  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...
  5. Take the tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm L1

$573 - $916

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Benidorm

$237 - $269

Train, car ferry, tram  •  42 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Alacant-Terminal A
  4. Take the tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm L1

$408 - $822

Night train, bus  •  42 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Benidorm

$157 - $252

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Benidorm

$290 - $661

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Benidorm

$603 - $759

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Benidorm is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £270 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Benidorm is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £270 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Benidorm. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Benidorm via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 35 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Benidorm is 1219 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Benidorm without a car is to train and tram which takes 22 h 35 min and costs £430 - £700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Glasgow to Benidorm, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Benidorm bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Glasgow to Benidorm bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Benidorm station.

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Benidorm is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 1:06 PM in Glasgow and 2:06 PM in Benidorm.

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Benidorm.
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  • Distance: 1219.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Benidorm, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Benidorm. However, you can take the line 500 bus to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport), take the walk to Glasgow airport, fly to Alicante, take the walk to Alicante Airport, then take the bus to Benidorm. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Edinburgh Airport, Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Alicante, take the walk to Alicante Airport, then take the bus to Benidorm.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Weeze
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Glasgow to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Edinburgh to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Train operators
ScotRail
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
$270 - $400
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $340
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
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 Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
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 Alicante Airport to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
starbus.es
Autobuses Jimenez
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
autobusesjimenez.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
autobusesjimenez.com
Book at
grupo-jimenez.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$260 - $360

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Thomas Cook, Jet2.com, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 3548+ hotels available in Benidorm. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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