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from Barcelona to Alicante

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Alicante on 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Barcelona Sants4h37 12:52Alicante-Terminal
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£571One-way
Cheapest
10:25Barcelona7h20 17:45Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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£481One-way
Other options
09:00Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 10:10Alicante Elche Airport
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£1081One-way
10:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h45 17:45Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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£481One-way
07:25Barcelona7h05 14:30Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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£481One-way

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Thu
28 Oct
£51Renfe
£43Alsa
£76Vueling
Fri
29 Oct
£51Renfe
£43Alsa
£96Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£60Air Europa
Sun
31 Oct
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£38Vueling
Mon
1 Nov
£75Renfe
£43Alsa
£34Vueling
Tue
2 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£34Vueling
Wed
3 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£34Air Europa
Thu
4 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£42Vueling
Fri
5 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£30Vueling
Sat
6 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£38Vueling
Sun
7 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£64Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£28Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling
Tue
9 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling
Wed
10 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling
Thu
11 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling
Fri
12 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£30Vueling
Sat
13 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£42Vueling
Sun
14 Nov
£42Renfe
£43Alsa
£49Vueling
Mon
15 Nov
£23Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling
Tue
16 Nov
£26Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling
Wed
17 Nov
£20Renfe
£43Alsa
£26Vueling

Travel Information to Alicante from Barcelona

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Air Europa or Renfe

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 252 miles (406 km) to Alicante from 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 £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa, Air Europa or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Alicante.

Travel Tips

Travel from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Alicante.
FAQs
What are my Barcelona to Alicante travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Barcelona and Alicante. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Alicante?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Alicante, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Alicante:

A flight is generally £6 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £43 from Barcelona to Alicante.

A flight journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Alicante by train, which costs on average £42 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Alicante from Barcelona?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Alicante by coach can take on average 7 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 34 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Barcelona to Alicante?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Alicante is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Alicante, Estación de Autobuses de Alicante.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Barcelona to Alicante depart from Barcelona Sants to Alicante-Terminal.
Who can get me 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 Alsa to go to Alicante by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Barcelona to Alicante tickets on Omio for £43.
  • Travel with Air Europa for flights to Alicante. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Europa Barcelona to Alicante tickets on Omio for £37.
  • 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 £42.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Alicante from Barcelona?
Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Alicante don't make Alicante their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Valencia or Paris, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Alicante trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Alicante to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Barcelona to Alicante tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Barcelona to Alicante, 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 coach ticket is £43 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £37 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £42 one way.

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