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29 Jan
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30 Jan
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31 Jan
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5 Feb
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6 Feb
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8 Feb
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10 Feb
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11 Feb
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12 Feb
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13 Feb
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Travel Information from Alicante to Barcelona

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £22 • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £30 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa or Renfe Euromed

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 252 miles (406 km) to Barcelona from 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 £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling, Alsa or Renfe Euromed among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Alicante to Barcelona.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Alicante to Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to travel to Barcelona from Alicante including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Alicante?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Alicante to Barcelona. Tickets for a train cost on average £22.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A train is about £8 less than a flight, which costs on average £30 for this journey.

A train is about £20 less than a coach, which costs on average £42 for this trip.

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

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

Other travel options between Alicante and Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Alicante to Barcelona?

You should expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km) from Alicante to Barcelona.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Alicante to Barcelona?

The average frequency per day from Alicante to Barcelona is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Barcelona from Alicante as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Alicante to Barcelona, where do I depart from Alicante and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Alicante to Barcelona:

  • Flights mostly depart from Alicante Elche Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Alicante at Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Trains most often depart from Alicante at Alicante-Terminal and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona Sants.

Who can get me from Alicante to Barcelona?

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

  • Vueling can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Alicante to Barcelona for £30.
  • Alsa can get you to Barcelona by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Alsa from Alicante to Barcelona for £42 on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe Euromed for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Euromed Alicante to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £22.

Can I find a direct route from Alicante to Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Barcelona with Vueling with around direct flights every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Barcelona with Renfe Intercity or Renfe Euromed with around 6 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Alicante to Barcelona?

Your journey from Alicante to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Alicante to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!

How early should I buy tickets to Barcelona from Alicante online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £30 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £42 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £22 one way for this trip.

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

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