There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Alicante by plane, train, 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.

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Fly to Alicante  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Alicante (ALC) NCE - ALC

$93 - $232

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Bus ALSA  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Niza to Alicante

$72 - $107

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Fly to Valencia, train  •  9 h 33 min

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

$114 - $336

Train  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville 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 / ...

$184 - $237

Bus Eurolines FR  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Aix-en-Provence - Gare Routière 20
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Alicante

$123 - $207

Drive  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Alicante 733.8 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban and arriving at Alicante via Aix en Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

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The distance between Nice and Alicante is 881 km. The road distance is 1174.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Alicante without a car is to train which takes 13 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Nice to Alicante, including transfers.

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

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Nice to Alicante train services, operated by TGV, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Alicante is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Nice to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 550.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

Iberia, Transavia Holland and 10 other airlines fly from Nice to Alicante hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Alicante via Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Nice to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Nice to Alicante via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
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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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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Aix-en-Provence - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Alicante
Ave. Duration
16 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Niza to Alicante
Ave. Duration
20 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Alicante is 1174 km. It takes approximately 11 h 6 min to drive from Nice to Alicante.

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Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, British Airways and eight other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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