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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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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 Ryanair or Vueling Airlines.
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)
Renfe operates the train journey Madrid-Alicante with the train Alvia from Madrid-Chamartin railway station (4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Alacant-Terminal at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection from Edinburgh to Birmingham with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Birmingham New Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry 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
Thomas Cook Airlines UK carries out a 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)
Iberia flies on the 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)
Monarch Airlines schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Air Europa ensures the flight route 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)
Transavia.com France carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
FlyBE flies on the routes from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Birmingham (arrival at Birmingham International BHX airport) and from Birmingham International BHX airport (located 6.8 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Vueling Airlines schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh 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)
Easyjet carries out the flights from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport) and from Bristol BRS airport (located 7.5 mi from Bristol, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle flies on the route from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Thomson Airways schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Alicante (serving Alicante-Elche ALC airport)
British Airways ensures the flight routes from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, 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)
Bus companies
The bus company ALSA operates the intercity service from the bus station of Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 in Madrid and to the one of Alicante ( Spain)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh bus station at 11.2 mi from centre) and the city of Manchester where the coach will drop you off at Manchester station situated at about 0.2 mi from Manchester 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)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Madrid-Alicante (223.7 mi)

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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