The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 5 m
7 h 51 m
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Of the 10 buses that leave Barcelona for Alicante every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$52 (€50)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Alsa Supra, Plana, Movelia, Infobus, Alsa or FlixBus|
Buses from Barcelona to Alicante cover the 252 miles (406 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa Supra, Plana, Movelia, Infobus, Alsa or FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $52 (€50), but the average price of bus tickets is $52 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Alicante, Estación de Autobuses.
You can travel by bus between Barcelona and Alicante with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $52 (€50). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from Barcelona to Alicante bus information:
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.
The provincial capital of the Mediterranean province of the same name, Alicante, can be reached daily from the Catalan capital Barcelona by several buses. The Buses Barcelona to Alicante starts either at the bus station of the city of Barcelona or in Santa Magdalena.
The Spanish bus company Alsa and the Catalan bus line Hife share the route Barcelona - Alicante. Alsa departs on weekends, help offers the bus Barcelona - Alicante during the week.
The journey time from Barcelona - Alicante may vary slightly. The Buses Barcelona to Alicante takes just under 7 hours for the fastest connections, most buses take about 9 hours. The weekend Buses Alsa are generally slightly faster than the Buses Hife, which sometimes take even over 13 hours for the route.
The Buses Barcelona to Alicante run daily. The connections are particularly convenient on weekends, as they start directly at the Barcelona Nord bus station.
At which bus station does the bus start in Barcelona? The Alsa buses start at the northern bus station in Barcelona. It is located in the district of El Fort Pienc, near the Citadel Park and the Palace of Justice. Many city bus lines take you to the north bus station. During the week, the buses operated by Hife do not depart from Barcelona, but from the bus station in Santa Magdalena with a change in Valencia. From Valencia Alsa buses run the journey to Alicante. The bus station at Plaza Santa Magdalena is just outside the suburb of Espluguet de Llobregat. With the bus line 153, one gets here from the Plaza de Españya in Barcelona. The journey takes about 60 minutes. Other bus lines that run from Barcelona to Santa Magdalena are the L3 and L4, as well as the 63, 67, 68 and 78 from various districts in Barcelona.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in Alicante? Arrival station in the city of Alicante for the bus Barcelona Alicante is the bus station of the city. It is located in the southern city centre near the port, in Calle Heliodoro Madrona. Several city bus lines are available from there. Lines 6 and 24 go to the centre of Alicante. Or you can take the buses to other Spanish cities, such as Madrid or Murcia. In the future, a bus and train station is planned in Alicante, from where trains and buses will depart in many directions within Spain.
There are a few bus stations in Barcelona to start your route from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. In Alicante you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Alicante, Estación de Autobuses, Alicante, Estacion ADIF and Alicante, Aeropuerto de Alicante-Elche.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Alicante, Estación de Autobuses.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Barcelona.
The most popular arrival bus station, Alicante, Estación de Autobuses, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Alicante.
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