Barcelona to Alicante train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

53

Average

78

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.

Cheapest
04:10PMBarcelona Sants4h48 08:58PMAlicante-Terminal
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531One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:00PMBarcelona Sants5h34 08:34PMAlicante-Terminal
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561One-way
06:15PMBarcelona Sants4h44 10:59PMAlicante-Terminal
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801One-way
10:15AMBarcelona Sants4h57 03:12PMAlicante-Terminal
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831One-way
12:00PMBarcelona Sants5h34 05:34PMAlicante-Terminal
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921One-way

Train schedule from Barcelona to Alicante

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07:25AMBarcelona Sants5h30 12:55PMAlicante-Terminal
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants4h57 03:12PMAlicante-Terminal
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12:00PMBarcelona Sants5h34 05:34PMAlicante-Terminal
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants5h34 08:34PMAlicante-Terminal
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04:10PMBarcelona Sants4h48 08:58PMAlicante-Terminal
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants4h44 10:59PMAlicante-Terminal
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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Alicante

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

5 h 11 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

407 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Barcelona for Alicante every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:15PMBarcelona Sants4h44 10:59PMAlicante-Terminal
0 transfers
801One-way
2nd Fastest
04:10PMBarcelona Sants4h48 08:58PMAlicante-Terminal
0 transfers
531One-way
10:15AMBarcelona Sants4h57 03:12PMAlicante-Terminal
0 transfers
831One-way
07:25AMBarcelona Sants5h30 12:55PMAlicante-Terminal
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1031One-way
12:00PMBarcelona Sants5h34 05:34PMAlicante-Terminal
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921One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Alicante

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€59)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe EUROMED, Renfe Intercity or Renfe

Trains from Barcelona to Alicante cover the 252 miles (406 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 44 min with our travel partners like Renfe EUROMED, Renfe Intercity or Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $61 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

Train providers: Renfe from Barcelona to Alicante trains

For as little as $41 (€40) you can travel by train between Barcelona and Alicante with Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    Trains from Barcelona to Alicante

    Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Renfe offering both domestic and international train routes in Spain. There are usually 8 direct trains traveling from Barcelona to Alicante per day. All Barcelona to Alicante trains are operated by Renfe, depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Alicante-Terminal train station. The first Barcelona to Alicante train departs at 7:00 a.m., while the last train of the day leaves Barcelona at 6:00 p.m.

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    Barcelona to Alicante Train Cost

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

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €61

    1 Day in Advance

    €54

    1 Week in Advance

    €53

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €49

    1 Month in Advance

    €43

    3 Months in Advance

    €28

    Barcelona to Alicante Trains: General Information


    Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Barcelona to Alicante train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

    • autobus All Barcelona to Alicante trains are run by Renfe.
    • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Barcelona's Sants train station and arrive at Alicante-Terminal train station.
    • autobus The Barcelona to Alicante train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 55 minutes to arrive in Alicante.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to Alicante train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.





    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Barcelona to Alicante trains decrease the further you book in advance:

    • It is 11% cheaper on average to book a Barcelona to Alicante train ticket a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
    • It is 13% cheaper on average to purchase Barcelona to Alicante train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
    • Barcelona to Alicante train costs are 30% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of departure..

    Train tickets from Barcelona to Alicante: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 40 €
    2 weeks earlier 32 €25%
    3 weeks earlier 35 €14.%
    1 month before 32 €25%
    2 months earlier 35 €14.%
    3 months earlier 34 €18%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Barcelona - Alicante. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Barcelona - Alicante 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 14% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Barcelona - Alicante with 2 months in advance you save up to about 14% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 18%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Alicante

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Alicante easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Alicante.
    FAQs
    Train tickets from Barcelona to Alicante for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $41 (€40)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Barcelona to Alicante train to cost on average $61 (€59)  one way.
    The Barcelona to Alicante train distance is approximately 252 miles (406 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 252 miles (406 km) between Barcelona and Alicante can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Alicante train journey time is on average 4 h 44 min.

    When taking the train to Alicante from Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your trip can end in train stations such as Alicante-Terminal, Alicante San Gabriel and Universidad de Alicante.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Alicante-Terminal, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

    For the journey from Barcelona to Alicante you can take a train with Renfe EUROMED, Renfe Intercity or Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Barcelona and Alicante on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, you can search for direct trains from Barcelona to Alicante on Omio with Renfe Euromed, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    You can take the earliest train from Barcelona to Alicante at 5: 15 AM   or take the last train from Barcelona to Alicante leaving at 4: 15 PM. Look for the latest Barcelona to Alicante train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Alicante is on average $61 (€59) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Barcelona to Alicante available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Barcelona
    Alicante
    Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Alicante.
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    Bus lines: A1, A2
    Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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