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

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Fly to Alicante  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Alicante (ALC) OPO - ALC

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Fly to Valencia, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Valencia (VLC) OPO - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino

Bus, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Zamora
  2. Take the train from Zamora to Alicante-Termino Ave

Train  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Ourense Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Ourense to Alicante-Termino Ave

Bus  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante

Night bus, bus  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the night bus from Porto to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia
  3. Take the bus from Valencia to Alicante

Drive  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Porto to Alicante 982.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Alicante is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Alicante is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Oporto and arriving at Alicante via Madrid Estacion Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Alicante-Termino via Vigo Guixar and Ourense. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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The distance between Porto and Alicante is 761 km. The road distance is 982.2 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Alicante without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 40m and costs €120 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Porto to Alicante, including transfers.

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

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Porto to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Alicante is to fly which takes 4h 44m and costs €35 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €120 - €210 and takes 11h 18m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €110 and takes 13h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 761.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Alicante, Spain?

Ryanair, TAP Portugal and two other airlines fly from Porto to Alicante 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Alicante via Vigo Guixar and Ourense in around 11h 18m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Porto to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Porto to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Porto to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €220
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Ourense
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zamora to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€70 - €90
Promo+
€76 - €82
Flexible
€100 - €130
Train from Ourense to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€95 - €130
Promo+
€100 - €110
Flexible
€130 - €170
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Zamora
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
iberocoach.com
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oporto to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
ALSA
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
ALSA
Bus from Valencia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
ALSA
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Valencia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Valencia Central Bus Station to Alicante Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Alicante is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 4:39 AM in Porto and 5:39 AM in Alicante.

Porto to Alicante train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Alicante-Termino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Alicante is 982 km. It takes approximately 9h 29m to drive from Porto to Alicante.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Porto Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €3.

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