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

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Fly Southampton to Alicante, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Alicante (ALC) SOU - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$128 - $712

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Train to Bournemouth, fly to Alicante, bus  •  8 h 23 min

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

$78 - $309

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Train to Bristol, fly to Alicante, bus  •  8 h 5 min

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

$115 - $303

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 44 min

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

$85 - $476

Train to London Stansted, fly to Alicante, bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$102 - $699

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Valencia, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC
  3. Take the bus from Valencia Airprt to Benidorm

$104 - $345

Train, train to Southend, fly to Alicante, bus  •  8 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
  4. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$97 - $344

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Alicante, bus  •  8 h 46 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
  4. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

$97 - $512

Train, bus, tram  •  29 h 33 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 Barcelona
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal Em / ...
  5. Take the tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm L1

$263 - $391

Car ferry, drive  •  31 h 50 min

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

$234 - $796

Bus  •  36 h 55 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 Zaragoza
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Benidorm

$113 - $189

Car ferry, train, tram  •  37 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Alacant-Terminal A
  3. Take the tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm L1

$208 - $612

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21 h 28 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 Benidorm

$533 - $649

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Benidorm. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Benidorm via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Zaragoza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 55 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Benidorm is 862 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Benidorm without a car is to train and bus and tram which takes 29 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Southampton to Benidorm, including transfers.

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Southampton to Benidorm bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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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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Southampton to Benidorm bus services, operated by Autobuses Jimenez, arrive at Benidorm station.

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Benidorm is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 1:57 AM in Southampton and 2:57 AM in Benidorm.

Flybe, KLM and Transavia Holland offer flights from Southampton Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 3401+ hotels available in Benidorm. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Benidorm.
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  • Distance: 861.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Southampton to Benidorm via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Zaragoza in around 36 h 55 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 32 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 Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Southend to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
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 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Alicante via Billund
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
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
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
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
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
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 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
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
$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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
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 Barcelona Sants to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Alicante Metro Tram
Phone
961 924 000
Website
tramalicante.es
Tram from Alicante - Luceros to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tramalicante.es
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
$173
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
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
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
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 Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
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
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
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 Alicante Airport to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia Airprt to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Autobuses Jimenez
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
autobusesjimenez.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
autobusesjimenez.com
Book at
grupo-jimenez.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$140 - $180
Car
$450 - $650
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $140
Car
$330 - $470

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

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