There are 7 ways to get from Nantes to Alicante by plane, train, bus, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Alicante  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Alicante (ALC) NTE - ALC

$68 - $257

6 alternative options

Fly to Valencia, train  •  7 h 25 min

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

$105 - $291

Train  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$380 - $439

Train via Avignon TGV  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...

$324 - $387

Bus  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Alicante

$90 - $130

Night bus, bus  •  24 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nantes to Bordeaux City Center Rouen Centre > Caen > Rennes > Nantes > La Rochelle > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Alicante

$124 - $190

Drive  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Alicante 825.7 miles

$170 - $260

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

Vueling Airlines, Volotea and Iberia fly from Nantes to Alicante once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Alicante via Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 16 h 3 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nantes to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nantes to Alicante via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nantes to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nantes to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Train from Nantes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nantes and Alicante is 990 km. The road distance is 1321 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Alicante is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Nantes to Alicante is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct train from Nantes to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nantes and arriving at Alicante. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Nantes to Alicante, including transfers.