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Fly Paris Orly to Alicante, bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Alicante (ALC) ORY - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante to Catral

€46 - €161

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Fly Paris CDG to Alicante, bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Alicante (ALC) CDG - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante to Catral

€85 - €137

Fly Paris Orly to Valencia, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Valencia (VLC) ORY - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus

€65 - €178

Fly Paris CDG to Valencia, train  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Valencia (VLC) CDG - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus

€84 - €194

Bus to Beauvais, fly to Alicante, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Alicante (ALC) BVA - ALC
  3. Take the bus from Alicante to Catral

€50 - €205

Train  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Elche Av/Elx Av Ave

€215 - €362

Train, bus  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Alicante-Termino Eur / ...
  3. Take the bus from Alicante to Catral

€120 - €177

Train via Orihuela  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Orihuela Ave

€194 - €337

Bus  •  24h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Alicante N1131
  2. Take the bus from Alicante to Catral

€76 - €92

Bus via Paris Gallieni  •  25h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Alicante
  2. Take the bus from Alicante to Catral

€123 - €168

Drive  •  14h 32m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Catral 1560.5 km

€170 - €250

Paris to Catral by bus

The bus journey time between Paris and Catral is around 27h 40m and covers a distance of around 1698 km. The fastest bus normally takes 27h 17m. Services are operated by FlixBus and Autocars Costa Azul. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
27h 40m
Fastest bus time:
27h 17m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€76
Carbon emissions:
211 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:15
Last bus departs at:
17:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Catral bus schedules

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International entry into Spain from France

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Catral is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Catral is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Catral is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Catral is to fly and bus, which costs €45 - €170 and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Catral is to fly and bus which costs €45 - €170 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Catral. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Catral via Alicante. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 52m.

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The distance between Paris and Catral is 1216 km. The road distance is 1560.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Catral without a car is to train which takes 13h 22m and costs €210 - €370.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Paris to Catral, including transfers.

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Paris to Catral bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Catral is to train which takes 13h 22m and costs €210 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €75 - €95 and takes 24h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Paris to Catral bus services, operated by Autocars Costa Azul, arrive at Catral station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Catral.
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  • Distance: 1216 km
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Catral, Spain?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Catral via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Elche Av/Elx Av in around 13h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Catral via Alicante in around 24h 52m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Paris Orly to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Paris Orly to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Paris Orly to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Paris CDG to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Paris Orly to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Paris Orly to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Paris Orly to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Paris Orly to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €370
Flights from Paris Orly to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Flights from Paris CDG to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Alicante via Oran
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Alicante via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Elche Av/Elx Av
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€55 - €59
Flexible
€70 - €95
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€53 - €57
Flexible
€70 - €95
Bus operators
Autocars Costa Azul
Phone
+34 (0) 965710449
Email
info@costazul.net
Website
costazul.net
Bus from Alicante to Catral
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
costazul.net
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Alicante
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Paris Gallieni to Alicante
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Catral is 1561 km. It takes approximately 14h 32m to drive from Paris to Catral.

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Transavia France, Air Algérie and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Catral. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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