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There are 14 ways to get from Southampton to Alicante by plane, train, bus, car 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 45 min

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

$163 - $741

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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

$58 - $282

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 44 min

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

$70 - $454

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7 h 13 min

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

$97 - $279

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Alicante (ALC) BHX - ALC

$103 - $354

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 42 min

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

$79 - $490

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 45 min

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

$86 - $678

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  7 h 54 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 - $323

Train, bus via Irun  •  31 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the train from Irun to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$226 - $346

Train, bus Starbus  •  32 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Alicante

$225 - $331

Train, bus  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Alacant-Terminal Ir

$168 - $251

Bus, car ferry  •  42 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the bus from Santander to Alicante

$155 - $439

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Alicante

$554 - $652

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Alicante

$251 - $434

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Alicante is to train and fly which costs £50 - £350 and takes 6 h 44 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 45 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Alicante is 874 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Alicante without a car is to train and bus which takes 31 h 52 min and costs £170 - £270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Southampton to Alicante, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Alicante is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 5:28 PM in Southampton and 6:28 PM in Alicante.

Flybe and KLM offer flights from Southampton Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1907+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 874 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

Flybe and KLM fly from Southampton to Alicante 5 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from London Luton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Southend to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Southend to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from Southend to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Bournemouth to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
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
$25 - $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
$26 - $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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Greater Anglia
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
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
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express
Bilman Bus
Phone
902 999 748
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Santander to Alicante
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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