There are 4 ways to get from Valencia to Alicante by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal R / ...

$20 - $35

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Rideshare  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Valence to Alicante 104.4 miles

$11 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Alicante

$22 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Alicante 106.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Alicante is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Alicante is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Alicante is 125 km. The road distance is 171.1 km.

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The train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal takes 2 h 2 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Alicante. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia Estacio del Nord and arriving at Alacant-Terminal. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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There are 1875+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 78.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Alicante, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Valencia to Alicante every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Valencia to Alicante every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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