Details of how to get from Barcelona to Alicante by various forms of transport.
Alicante to Madrid or Barcelona?
If you're looking to go from Alicante to a bigger city and assumed Barcelona would be the closes, there is also now a high-speed AVE train from Madrid to Alicante which will get you to the capital in half the time it would take to get to Barcelona.
See also: Which is Better: Madrid or Barcelona?
Barcelona to Alicante by TrainThe train from Alicante to Barcelona takes about five hours and costs about 60 euros.
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Trains from Barcelona to Alicante depart from Barcelona Sants station. Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Barcelona
Barcelona to Alicante by BusBuses from Barcelona to Alicante cost about 40 euros and take about 7h30.
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Barcelona to Alicante by CarThe 550km drive from Barcelona to Alicante takes about five hours, traveling mainly on the AP-7 road. Note - AP roads are toll roads.
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Flights from Barcelona to AlicanteThere are no flights from Barcelona to Alicante.
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