Alicante to Barcelona bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Alicante to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

7 h 35 m

Buses per day

17

Distance

407 km

Cheap bus tickets from Alicante to Barcelona start from $31 with an average ticket price of $43.

The fastest bus from Alicante to Barcelona takes 6h 45m in comparison to an average duration of 7h 35m and covers a distance of 407 km.

17 buses leave Alicante for Barcelona every day with 11 travelling directly.

BlaBlaCar
04:00PM5h20
Alicante
09:20PMBarcelona
$311One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
09:00AM6h00
Alicante
03:00PMBarcelona
$381One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
10:00PM5h30
Alicante
03:30AMBarcelona
$391One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
07:00PM5h20
Alicante
12:20AMBarcelona
$481One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
08:50AM5h30
Alicante
02:20PMBarcelona
$571One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Alicante to Barcelona

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$60 (€52)
frequencyBus frequency11 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 7 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus

Buses from Alicante to Barcelona cover the 252 miles (406 km) long route taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 11 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $60 (€52), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $35 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses) and arrive in Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.

Bus providers: Alsa, BlaBlaCar and Infobus from Alicante to Barcelona

Buy your official Alsa, BlaBlaCar and Infobus bus tickets from Alicante to Barcelona from $56 (€49) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

Bus information from Alicante to Barcelona with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $61
  • Alsa frequency: 4 a day

Buses from Alicante to Barcelona

Buses in Spain are a convenient and affordable way to travel, with numerous companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Alsa runs 12 buses from Alicante to Barcelona each day. The first Alicante to Barcelona bus leaves at 12:15 a.m. while the last departs at 8:35 p.m. Buses from Alicante to Barcelona takes at least 6:45 h to arrive in Barcelona.

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Alicante to Barcelona Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Alicante to Barcelona when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€47

1 Day in Advance

€47

1 Week in Advance

€43

2 Weeks in Advance

€37

1 Month in Advance

€22

3 Months in Advance

€22

Alicante to Barcelona Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 6:45 h to arrive in Barcelona.

  • autobus All Alicante to Barcelona buses are run by ALSA.
  • autobus All buses are direct, depart from Alicante bus station and arrive at either Barcelona Nord or Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from Alicante to Barcelona by bus takes as little as 6 hours and 45 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Alicante to Barcelona bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Alicante to Barcelona buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 9% cheaper to book an Alicante to Barcelona bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Alicante to Barcelona bus tickets are 53% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

FAQs: Bus from Alicante to Barcelona

FAQs: Take the bus from Alicante to Barcelona with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Alicante to Barcelona.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Alicante to Barcelona can start from as little as $35 (€30) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Alicante to Barcelona is $60 (€52); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Alicante to Barcelona bus travel time is 6 h 15 min   for the 252 mile (406 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Alicante to Barcelona leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Alicante to Barcelona leaves at 10: 30 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Alicante to Barcelona without having to change trains with Alsa or FlixBus. There are 7 direct buses from Alicante to Barcelona each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Alicante to Barcelona bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Alicante and Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Alicante, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant - Terminal 2. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in bus stations like Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants, Barcelona, Pl. Universitat and Barcelona, Ronda de la Universitat (Pl Universitat).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), which is located around 7.6 miles (12.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Alicante to Barcelona by bus is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Barcelona from Alicante including taking a bus, train or flight.

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