There are 7 ways to get from Nerja to Alicante by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerja to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Alicante

$49 - $73

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Bus via Almeria  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerja to Almeria
  2. Take the bus from Almeria to Alicante

$48 - $77

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Bus, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerja to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Alcantarilla
  3. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano C-1

$55 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Nerja to Alicante 276 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Malaga, fly to Alicante  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerja to Malaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Alicante (ALC) AGP - ALC

$80 - $263

Bus to Granada, fly to Alicante  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerja to Granada
  2. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Alicante (ALC) GRX - ALC

$119 - $497

Bus to Malaga, fly to Valencia, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerja to Malaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Valencia (VLC) AGP - VLC
  3. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal

$91 - $317

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No, there is no direct bus from Nerja to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Nerja and arriving at Alicante via Granada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Nerja and Alicante is 348 km. The road distance is 441.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nerja to Alicante without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Nerja to Alicante, including transfers.

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Nerja to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Nerja station.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Nerja to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Alicante station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nerja to Alicante is 442 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Nerja to Alicante.

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Air Europa, Volotea, Jet2.com and six other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport.

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  • Distance: 217.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Nerja to Alicante via Granada in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
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 Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Palma Mallorca, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Malaga to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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 Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 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
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
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
Flights from Granada to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
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
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
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
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.

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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
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Nerja to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Nerja to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Nerja to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
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