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Train Information from Barcelona to Alicante

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Alicante cover the 252 miles (406 km) long route taking on average 5 h 27 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $59 (€49), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $57 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

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Barcelona to Alicante with Renfe

Travel between Barcelona and Alicante from $57 (€48) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Alicante trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

  • Average Price: $57

When purchasing your Renfe train tickets from Barcelona to Alicante, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

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 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
How much do cheap trains between Barcelona and Alicante cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Barcelona to Alicante trains for as little as $57 (€48)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Alicante from Barcelona?
The Barcelona to Alicante train ticket price is on average $59 (€49)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Barcelona to Alicante by train?
The distance to Alicante from Barcelona by train is approximately 252 miles (406 km).
How long is the train ride from Barcelona to Alicante?
While the time it takes to travel 252 miles (406 km) to Alicante from Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Alicante train journey time is on average 5 h 27 min.
Which train station from Barcelona to Alicante do I depart from? Which Alicante train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

When departing from Barcelona, you have various train station options to start your route from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When arriving in Alicante, you can end your journey in train stations like Alicante-Terminal and Alicante San Gabriel.

Omio customers book a train from Barcelona Sants   to Alicante-Terminal   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival train station in Alicante located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Alicante-Terminal, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Barcelona to Alicante?
When taking a train from Barcelona to Alicante, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Alicante. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Barcelona to Alicante and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I find a direct train from Barcelona to Alicante?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Barcelona to Alicante. You can look to travel with Renfe  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many trains per day are there to Alicante from Barcelona?
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Alicante is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Barcelona to Alicante? When does the last train depart from Barcelona to Alicante?
The earliest train departing from Barcelona to Alicante leaves at 9: 15 AM. The last train departing from Barcelona to Alicante leaves at 5: 15 PM. You can find the latest Barcelona to Alicante train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Barcelona to Alicante train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Barcelona to Alicante train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $59 (€49). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Barcelona to Alicante. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 934956020
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
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