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Train Information between Manchester and Alicante

distanceDistance1047 miles (1688 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Manchester to Alicante cover the 1047 miles (1688 km) long route taking on average 31 h 18 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Manchester, United Kingdom to Alicante, Spain?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Alicante, Spain by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Alicante, Spain?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 02/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Manchester and Alicante as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Alicante, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Manchester, United Kingdom from Alicante is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Manchester from Alicante restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Alicante?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Alicante closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Manchester to Alicante via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Alicante via train to be approximately 1047 miles (1688 km).
What is the average Manchester to Alicante train duration?
On average the train from Manchester to Alicante duration is 31 h 18 min  for the 1047 miles (1688 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Alicante train leave from? Which Alicante train station do I come into from Manchester?

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. In Alicante you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Alicante-Terminal and Alicante San Gabriel.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Alicante? Where is the Alicante train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Alicante, called Alicante-Terminal, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.

How many trains are there to Alicante from Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Alicante is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Alicante
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Alicante.
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