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from Barcelona to Alicante

You can get from Barcelona to Alicante by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Alicante on Jul 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:10PMBarcelona Sants4h27 08:37PMAlicante-Terminal
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$721One-way
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10:15AMBarcelona Sants4h33 02:48PMAlicante-Terminal
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06:15PMBarcelona Sants4h34 10:49PMAlicante-Terminal
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03:00PMBarcelona Sants5h20 08:20PMAlicante-Terminal
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$881One-way

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Sat
Jul 24
$72Renfe
$60Alsa
$64Vueling
Sun
Jul 25
$72Renfe
$60Alsa
$112Air Europa
Mon
Jul 26
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$64Vueling
Tue
Jul 27
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$54Vueling
Wed
Jul 28
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$59Vueling
Thu
Jul 29
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$43Vueling
Fri
Jul 30
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$54Vueling
Sat
Jul 31
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$73Vueling
Sun
Aug 1
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$80Vueling
Mon
Aug 2
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Tue
Aug 3
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$54Vueling
Wed
Aug 4
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$43Vueling
Thu
Aug 5
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$37Vueling
Fri
Aug 6
$60Renfe
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$64Vueling
Sat
Aug 7
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Sun
Aug 8
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$59Vueling
Mon
Aug 9
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$37Vueling
Wed
Aug 11
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Thu
Aug 12
$48Renfe
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Fri
Aug 13
$60Renfe
$60Alsa
$49Vueling

Travel Information from Barcelona to Alicante

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $150
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $41 (€33) • 4 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $65 (€51) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa, Balearia or Renfe

Take a flight, bus, ferry or train to travel 252 miles (406 km) between Barcelona and Alicante. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling, Alsa, Balearia or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, ferry or train from Barcelona to Alicante.

How to get from Barcelona to Alicante

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Barcelona to Alicante, 80,61% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Barcelona to Alicante and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I get from Barcelona to Alicante?

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Alicante: flight, bus, ferry or train.

How many miles from Barcelona to Alicante would I travel?

Alicante is approximately 252 miles (406 km) away from Barcelona.

When traveling between Barcelona and Alicante, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Alicante?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Alicante:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Alicante Elche Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Barcelona to Alicante depart from Barcelona Sants to Alicante-Terminal.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Alicante?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Alicante, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Alicante. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Alicante tickets on Omio for $65 (€51).
  • Travel with Alsa to go to Alicante by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Barcelona to Alicante tickets on Omio for $61 (€49).
  • Balearia can take you to Alicante by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Balearia from Barcelona to Alicante for $150 (€119).
  • Travel with Renfe to go to Alicante by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Barcelona to Alicante tickets on Omio for $41 (€33).
Can I travel directly between Barcelona and Alicante?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Alicante with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights to take to Alicante with Vueling.
  • You can check for a direct ferry to Alicante with.
  • You can find direct trains to take to Alicante with Renfe.

Direct services to Alicante tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Alicante?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Alicante often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Valencia or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Alicante and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket from Barcelona to Alicante online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Alicante, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $65 (€51) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $61 (€49) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $150 (€119) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $41 (€33) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Alicante online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Barcelona and Alicante?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Alicante is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€33) compared to other travel options to Alicante:

Taking a train is usually $24 (€19) less than taking a flight to Alicante, which costs on average $65 (€51) for the same trip.

A train is $20 (€16) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Alicante costing on average $61 (€49).

A train is generally $109 (€86) less than a ferry for the same journey. Taking a ferry costs on average $150 (€119) from Barcelona to Alicante.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Alicante?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Alicante is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Alicante that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 27 min   on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Alicante
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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