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from Alicante to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Alicante to Barcelona on 20 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:15Alicante Elche Airport1h10 13:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£651One-way
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15:10Alicante-Terminal5h30 20:40Barcelona Sants
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£481One-way
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08:30Alicante Elche Airport1h10 09:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£871One-way
09:25Alicante-Terminal4h30 13:55Barcelona Sants
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£581One-way
13:25Alicante-Terminal4h30 17:55Barcelona Sants
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£581One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£76Vueling
Wed
20 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£47Air Europa
Thu
21 Oct
£42Renfe
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Fri
22 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£53Air Europa
Sat
23 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£49Vueling
Sun
24 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£34Vueling
Mon
25 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£42Vueling
Tue
26 Oct
£28Renfe
£43Alsa
£42Vueling
Wed
27 Oct
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£30Vueling
Thu
28 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£34Vueling
Fri
29 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£53Air Europa
Sat
30 Oct
£42Renfe
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Sun
31 Oct
£39Renfe
£43Alsa
£30Vueling
Mon
1 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£30Vueling
Tue
2 Nov
£28Renfe
£43Alsa
£34Vueling
Wed
3 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£38Vueling
Thu
4 Nov
£28Renfe
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Fri
5 Nov
£42Renfe
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Sat
6 Nov
£28Renfe
£43Alsa
£27Air Europa
Sun
7 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£53Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling

Travel Information to Barcelona from Alicante

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa or Renfe

Travel 252 miles (406 km) by flight, coach or train from Alicante to Barcelona. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Alicante to Barcelona.

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Travel from Alicante to Barcelona
Travel to Barcelona 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 Alicante to Barcelona.
FAQs
How do you get from Alicante to Barcelona?

There are 3 travel options from Alicante to Barcelona: flight, coach or train.

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Alicante to Barcelona, which costs on average £38.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight is about £5 less than a coach, which costs on average £43 for this route.

A flight journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Barcelona by train, which costs on average £42 for the same trip.

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

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

Other travel options to Barcelona from Alicante can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h   of travel time.

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

How far is it from Alicante to Barcelona?

The distance between Alicante and Barcelona is around 252 miles (406 km).

How many services a day are there to Barcelona from Alicante?

The average frequency per day from Alicante to Barcelona is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Alicante Elche Airport and tend to 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.
Which travel companies 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 £38.
  • Travel with Alsa to go to Barcelona by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Alicante to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £43.
  • Travel with Renfe to go to Barcelona by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Alicante to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £42.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Barcelona from Alicante?
Omio customers who travel from Alicante to Barcelona often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket between Alicante and Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £38 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £43 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £42 one way on average.

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.