There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Alicante by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

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 from Southampton  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Alicante (ALC) SOU - ALC

$163 - $740

Cheapest option

Train to Bournemouth, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
  2. Fly from Bournemouth (BOH) to Alicante (ALC) BOH - ALC

$62 - $285

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Alicante (ALC) BRS - ALC

$99 - $279

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Alicante (ALC) LGW - ALC

$70 - $453

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Alicante (ALC) STN - ALC

$85 - $676

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Alicante (ALC) LTN - ALC

$80 - $489

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Alicante (ALC) SEN - ALC

$81 - $322

Train  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$368 - $913

Car ferry, train  •  35 h 52 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Alacant-Terminal A

$204 - $584

Bus, bus and ferry  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Alicante

$211 - $239

Car ferry, drive  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  2. Drive from Bilbao to Alicante

$224 - $796

Bus  •  38 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Tudela
  3. Take the bus from Tudela to Alicante

$123 - $171

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Alicante

$528 - $649

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Alicante is to train and fly which costs £50 - £360 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Alicante is to fly which costs £120 - £600 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Alicante is 874 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Southampton to Alicante, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Alicante via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 55 min.

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The nearest airport to Alicante is Alicante (ALC) Airport which is 5.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Murcia (MJV) (43.7 miles), Valencia (VLC) (79.8 miles), Ibiza (IBZ) (107 miles) and Palma Mallorca (PMI) (192.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 874 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Alicante, Spain?

Flybe flies from Southampton to Alicante 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Alicante via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Avignon TGV, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 20 h 3 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $1,000
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from London Luton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Alicante via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Southend to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $1,300
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Knock
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Bremen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Kerry
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Billund
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Alicante via Knock
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Bournemouth to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$160 - $600
Premier
$400 - $650
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$62 - $65
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Alicante
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$146
Schedules at
starbus.es
Bilman Bus
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Tudela to Alicante
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$320 - $450
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$130 - $170
Car
$440 - $650

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