Barcelona to Alicante

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Trip Barcelona Alicante

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance253 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Barcelona to Alicante ?

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Barcelona to Alicante? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Alicante. Fill in the date of your trip to Alicante and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Barcelona - Alicante offer that suits you best.

To travel from Barcelona, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of Renfe, Iberia, Blablacar, ALSA and Vueling Airlines will carry you to Alicante.

All modes of transport Barcelona-Alicante

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Carpool from Barcelona to Alicante

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Barcelona-Alicante with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Barcelona-Alicante rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Alicante.

Barcelona to Alicante bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Barcelona to Alicante, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from Barcelona to Alicante may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Alicante.

  • Very low prices! On the Barcelona Alicante line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • If the duration of the trip Barcelona and Alicante by coach may seem a little long, the night buses Barcelona Alicante are the solution for not wasting time and arrive at Alicante in the early morning.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Barcelona Alicante coaches are equipped with.

Which coach companies to travel between Barcelona and Alicante?

Only the coach company ALSA operates the direct line Barcelona Alicante.

ALSA Barcelona Alicante

Bus stops in Barcelona

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Barcelona at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Alicante' should be displayed. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of ALSA, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Barcelone Sants

Arrival bus stations in Alicante

When you arrive in Alicante, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Alicante

Train Barcelona to Alicante

Is it possible to go directly by train from Barcelona to Alicante?

Yes, the Barcelona to Alicante route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Barcelona-Alicante train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity Train Barcelona Alicante

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Barcelona and Alicante with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Highspeed Train Barcelona Alicante

This type of trains are the fatest way to travel by train between Barcelona and Alicante with a speed range from 125mph to 220mph.

Railway stations from Barcelona

  • Barcelona-Sants
  • Barcelona-Paseo de Gracia

Arrival train stations in Alicante

  • Alacant-Terminal

Barcelona Alicante train companies

The train company that operates this journey is Renfe.
Renfe Barcelona Alicante

Cheap flights from Barcelona to Alicante

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Alicante, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Book your Barcelona Alicante flight well in advance to get the best prices. This is one of the most important rule in airline industry: leisure travellers who are keen to pay less book early; business travelles are keen to pay more but book late.
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Alicante. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.

Which airlines operate the Barcelona to Alicante flights ?

Vueling Airlines is the only airline flying with direct link to Alicante from the airport of Barcelona.
Vueling Airlines Barcelona Alicante

Departure airport in Barcelona

  • BCN Barcelona-El Prat

Destination airport in Alicante

  • ALC Alicante-Elche

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