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There are 8 ways to get from Lisbon to Alicante by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Lisbon to Alicante  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Alicante (ALC) LIS - ALC

64€ - 217€

Cheapest option

Bus via Badajoz  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Badajoz Auto Res / ...
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Alicante

62€ - 104€

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Fly Lisbon to Valencia, train  •  6h 46m

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

67€ - 234€

Bus to Badajoz, fly to Alicante  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Badajoz
  2. Fly from Badajoz (BJZ) to Alicante (ALC) BJZ - ALC

115€ - 320€

Train, bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro Ic
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Seville
  3. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...

145€ - 219€

Train, Trenhotel  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Segovia Guiomar Alv
  4. Take the train from Segovia Guiomar to Madrid-Chamartin Avn / ...
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...

123€ - 196€

Bus  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Setúbal to Valencia N794
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Alicante

68€ - 114€

Drive  •  9h 35m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Alicante 571.9 miles

110€ - 170€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Alicante is to bus via Badajoz which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 14h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Alicante is to fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Pç. Comércio and arriving at Alicante via Lisbon Oriente Station and Badajoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Alicante-Termino via Coimbra B, Salamanca, Segovia Guiomar, Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 47m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Alicante is 753 km. The road distance is 915 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Alicante without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 56m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Lisbon to Alicante, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Alicante bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Oriente Station.

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Lisbon to Alicante train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Alicante is to fly which takes 5h 3m and costs 60€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus via Badajoz, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 14h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 470.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Alicante, Spain?

TAP Portugal, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Lisbon to Alicante every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Alicante via Lisbon Oriente Station and Badajoz in around 14h 26m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 440€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Badajoz to Alicante via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Train operators
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 Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Segovia Guiomar
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 26€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Segovia Guiomar to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
renfe.com
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
18€ - 28€
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Segovia Guiomar to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Avanza Grupo
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Setúbal to Valencia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Badajoz to Alicante
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
interbus.es

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Lisbon to Alicante bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Alicante station.

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Alicante is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 6:25 PM in Lisbon and 7:25 PM in Alicante.

Lisbon to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Alicante-Termino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Alicante is 915 km. It takes approximately 9h 35m to drive from Lisbon to Alicante.

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TAP Portugal, Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 2389+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at 55€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 3€.

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