There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Alicante by plane, 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 Lyon to Alicante  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Alicante (ALC) LYS - ALC

$87 - $272

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Train to Geneva, fly to Alicante  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Alicante (ALC) GVA - ALC

$103 - $551

Fly Lyon to Valencia, train  •  9 h 14 min

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

$113 - $396

Train to Geneva, fly to Valencia, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Valencia (VLC) GVA - VLC
  3. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal

$129 - $445

Train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$146 - $199

Drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Alicante 717.8 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Alicante is 933 km. The road distance is 1148.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 11 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Lyon to Alicante, including transfers.

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Lyon to Alicante train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Alicante is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Alicante is 1149 km. It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to drive from Lyon to Alicante.

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Volotea and Air Algérie offer flights from Lyon Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 583 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Alicante, Spain?

Volotea and Air Algérie fly from Lyon to Alicante 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Alicante via Barcelona Sants in around 11 h 2 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Lyon to Alicante via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Geneva to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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

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