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There are 11 ways to get from London to Villena by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Alicante, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Alicante (ALC) LGW - ALC
  3. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Villena

55€ - 228€

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Train to London Luton, fly to Alicante, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Alicante (ALC) LTN - ALC
  3. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Villena

43€ - 140€

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Fly London Heathrow to Alicante, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Alicante (ALC) LHR - ALC
  2. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Villena

84€ - 199€

Fly London Stansted to Alicante, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Alicante (ALC) STN - ALC
  2. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Villena

63€ - 223€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Valencia, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC
  3. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Villena

78€ - 264€

Train to Southend, fly to Alicante, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Alicante (ALC) SEN - ALC
  3. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Villena

47€ - 156€

Train  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Villena 165 / ...

233€ - 509€

Bus  •  33h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Valencia
  3. Take the bus from Valencia to Villena

161€ - 224€

Bus, train  •  34h 40m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Alicante
  3. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Villena Re / ...

94€ - 138€

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 1m

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Villena

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18h 19m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Villena

355€ - 460€

London to Villena by train

The train journey time between London and Villena is around 44h 9m and covers a distance of around 2001 km. The fastest train normally takes 28h 23m. Operated by Eurostar, Transilien, Renfe SNCF and others, the London to Villena train service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Villena. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
44h 9m
Fastest train time:
28h 23m
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
233€
Carbon emissions:
105 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:31
Last train departs at:
17:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Villena train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villena is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Villena is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Villena is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Villena is to train and fly which costs £40 - £140 and takes 7h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Villena is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £65 - £230 and takes 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Villena. However, there are services departing from Londres Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Villena via Zaragoza and Valencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Villena. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Villena via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 52m.

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The distance between London and Villena is 1432 km.

The best way to get from London to Villena without a car is to train which takes 15h 52m and costs £200 - £440.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from London to Villena, including transfers.

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London to Villena bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Villena train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Villena is to train which takes 15h 52m and costs £200 - £440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £200 and takes 33h 45m.

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Map of how to get from London to Villena.
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  • Distance: 1432.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between London, England and Villena, Valencia, Spain?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Villena via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 15h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Villena via Zaragoza and Valencia in around 33h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from London Luton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Flights from London Luton to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 140€
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Bremen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from London Luton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 120€
Flights from Southend to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 95€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from London Heathrow to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from London Heathrow to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 430€
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Alicante via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 370€
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Villena
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Villena
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Villena
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Villena Av
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 26€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
6€ - 8€
Promo+
11€ - 12€
Flexible
20€ - 26€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 23€
Off-Peak Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
19€ - 28€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
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. 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Villena
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com
Jimenez Movilidad
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
jimenezmovilidad.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 29€
Website
Autobuses Jiménez S.L
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris to Alicante
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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London to Villena bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Villena station.

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Villena is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 9:48 AM in London and 10:48 AM in Villena.

London to Villena train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Villena station.

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Ryanair, British Airways, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Villena. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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