There are 6 ways to get from Málaga to Alicante by bus, train, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

$40 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 22 min

  1. 296.1 miles

$25 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. C-1

$43 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. 296.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Alicante  •  5 h 27 min

  1. AGP - ALC

$63 - $238

Fly to Valencia, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. AGP - VLC

$74 - $292

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

ALSA operates a bus from Málaga to Alicante 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, Iberia, Air Europa and nine other airlines fly from Málaga to Alicante hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Malaga to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Liege
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Transportes Comes
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Málaga to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Málaga and Alicante is 391 km. The road distance is 475 km.

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Alicante is to rideshare which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Málaga to Alicante is to drive which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malaga and arriving at Alicante. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

The bus from Malaga to Alicante takes 7 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.