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Trip Edinburgh Alicante

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Edinburgh to Alicante

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How to get from Edinburgh to Alicante?

We are suggesting 36 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh Alicante. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Edinburgh and Alicante on a map as well as the route Edinburgh Alicante and the different connecting points (Alicante-Elche Airport, Alacant-Terminal Railway Station, Alicante Coach Station, Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Alicante

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Alicante (Spain) with a distance of 1222 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Edinburgh > Alicante will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Alicante (Alicante-Elche airport, IATA code: ALC) operated by Vueling Airlines or Ryanair.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Edinburgh to Alicante without changing trains. You can take the train Madrid-Alicante and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains Alvia of Renfe to Alicante leave from Madrid-Chamartin railway station in Madrid. Arrival in Alicante will take place at Alacant-Terminal station (0.7 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Edinburgh Alicante only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Madrid-Alicante.
You will board a coach of ALSA in Madrid. The bus will drop you off at Alicante bus station (1 mi from Alicante, Spain). Please make sure to show up on time at Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 bus station (8.1 mi from Madrid) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Alicante.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Madrid-Alicante will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Alicante?

Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Edinburgh-Manchester with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
East Coast transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to London with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at London Kings Cross railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Edinburgh-Birmingham with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham New Street at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Renfe provides a rail connection from Madrid to Alicante with the train Alvia which leaves Madrid-Chamartin station to arrive at Alacant-Terminal railway station ( Spain)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line Edinburgh-Birmingham with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham New Street at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Airlines
Vueling Airlines carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
FlyBE flies on the routes from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Birmingham (serving Birmingham International BHX airport) and from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
British Airways schedules the following flights: from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport) and from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Iberia ensures the flight routes from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport) and from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Thomson Airways carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Monarch Airlines flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Thomas Cook Airlines UK ensures the flight route from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Easyjet carries out the flights from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Bristol (serving Bristol BRS airport) and from Bristol BRS airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Bristol to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Air Europa flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Transavia.com France schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Alicante (arrival at Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Madrid-Alicante (223.7 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
ALSA is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Madrid (serving Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 bus station at 8.1 mi from centre) and the city of Alicante where the coach will drop you off at Alicante station situated at about 1 mi from Alicante city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Birmingham (England United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Alicante

When travelling from Alicante to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Madrid, Barcelona (Spain) Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Alicante or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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