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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 28 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:45Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 07:55Alicante Elche Airport
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£601One-way
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07:25Barcelona7h20 14:45Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
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£501One-way
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15:00Barcelona Sants5h27 20:27Alicante-Terminal
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£501One-way
16:10Barcelona Sants4h37 20:47Alicante-Terminal
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£601One-way
18:15Barcelona Sants4h34 22:49Alicante-Terminal
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£601One-way

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Sat
28 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£53Vueling
Sun
29 May
£53Renfe Euromed
£44Alsa
£62Vueling
Mon
30 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£41Air Europa
Tue
31 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£53Vueling
Wed
1 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£41Air Europa
Thu
2 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£62Vueling
Fri
3 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
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£53Vueling
Sat
4 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£53Vueling
Sun
5 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£36Vueling
Mon
6 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£36Vueling
Tue
7 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
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Wed
8 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£38Air Europa
Thu
9 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£48Air Europa
Fri
10 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£40Vueling
Sat
11 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£33Vueling
Sun
12 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£44Vueling
Mon
13 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£29Vueling
Tue
14 Jun
£30Renfe Euromed
£44Alsa
£36Vueling
Wed
15 Jun
£35Renfe Euromed
£44Alsa
£29Vueling
Thu
16 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£38Air Europa

Travel Information between Barcelona and Alicante

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £26 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £26 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Vueling or Renfe Euromed

Travel 252 miles (406 km) by coach, flight or train from Barcelona to 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa, Vueling or Renfe Euromed among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Alicante.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Alicante

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FAQs

How do I travel between Barcelona and Alicante?

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

How do I get from Barcelona to Alicante the cheapest way?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Alicante. Tickets for a flight cost on average £26.

This is compared to other travel options to Alicante:

A flight is generally £17 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £43 from Barcelona to Alicante.

A flight is £4 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Alicante costing on average £30.

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Alicante that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 34 min   on average.

How far is Alicante from Barcelona?

The Barcelona to Alicante distance is approximately 252 miles (406 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Alicante is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

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

Which travel companies can take 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:

  • Alsa can take you to Alicante by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Alsa from Barcelona to Alicante for £43.
  • Vueling can get you to Alicante by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Barcelona to Alicante for £26 on Omio.
  • Renfe Euromed can take you to Alicante by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe Euromed from Barcelona to Alicante for £30.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Alicante often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Valencia or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Alicante itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Alicante and any of these top destinations today!

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

When planning your trip to Alicante from Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £43 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £26 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £30 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Alicante from Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.