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from Nice to Alicante

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Travel Information from Nice to Alicante

distanceDistance546 miles (880 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$61 - $74
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $61 (€49) • 18 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $74 (€59) • 6 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus or flight to travel 546 miles (880 km) to Alicante from Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€49). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nice to Alicante.

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Travel from Nice to Alicante
Travel 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 Nice to Alicante.
FAQs
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Nice to Alicante?

Travel from Nice, France to Alicante, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Alicante from Nice restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Alicante, Spain from Nice?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Alicante, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Nice to Alicante closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Alicante, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Nice, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Nice from Alicante restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Nice from Alicante?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Nice, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/25/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Nice from Alicante closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Nice to Alicante?

There are 2 ways to get from Nice to Alicante: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nice to Alicante?

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Alicante is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $61 (€49) compared to other travel options to Alicante:

A bus is generally $13 (€10) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $74 (€59) from Nice to Alicante.

What is the quickest way to get from Nice to Alicante?

The quickest way to travel between Nice and Alicante is by flight, which takes on average 6 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 18 h 35 min   on average.

How far is Alicante from Nice?

The distance is approximately 546 miles (880 km) from Nice to Alicante.

What are the departure and arrival points in Nice and in Alicante?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Nice to Alicante:

  • Buses mostly depart from Nice, Aéroport Terminal 2 and arrive in Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante.
  • Flights from Nice to Alicante most often leave from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Nice to Alicante?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Alicante by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Nice to Alicante tickets on Omio for $61 (€49).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Alicante. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Nice to Alicante tickets on Omio for $74 (€59).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Nice to Alicante?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nice to Alicante often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nice and Alicante itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Alicante and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Nice to Alicante online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Nice to Alicante, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $61 (€49) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $74 (€59) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Nice to Alicante tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.