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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4 h 44 m
5 h 11 m
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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.
|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||$61 (€59)|
|Train companies||Renfe 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.
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 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 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.
Average prices for Renfe trains from Barcelona to Alicante when you book in advance
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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.
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:
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:
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.
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