Trains from Barcelona to Alicante

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Barcelona to Alicante Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:316
Trains arrive in:Alicante
Trains depart from:Barcelona
Train Ticket Price:£ 28
Distance:407 Kms
Train Companies:Renfe

Trains from Barcelona to Alicante: Journey Details

Alicante is a popular destination for sun-worshippers heading for the beaches of the Costa Blanca, but the city has plenty to offer in its own right. Highlights include the medieval fortress of Santa Barbara, with its ornamental gardens and olive groves, and the impressive collection in the contemporary art museum. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure, followed by hourly trains from mid-morning until the last departure in the early evening, with a 3-hour hiatus in mid-afternoon. Services comprise Euromed expresses, with journey times of around 5 hours, or the slightly slower Talgo trains. The Sunday timetable has no early morning departure.

 

Trains from Barcelona to Alicante: Train Journey Information


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Which train companies go from Barcelona to Alicante? The Spanish national rail operator RENFE provides direct trains from Barcelona to Alicante.

How long is the train from Barcelona to Alicante? The average journey time for the train from Barcelona to Alicante is 4 hours and 55 minutes. Although some journeys can take up to 5 hours and 58 minutes.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Barcelona to Alicante? The first direct train from Barcelona to Alicante departs from the Barcelona Sants station at 07.00 a.m. The last train to depart from Barcelona to Alicante does so at 18:00 p.m.

How often are trains from Barcelona to Alicante? Trains from Barcelona to Alicante run every hour between 10:00 a.m and 12:00 p.m, with one connection at 15:00 p.m, and then hourly again between 16:00 p.m and 18:00 p.m.

Tips for Booking Cheap Trains from Barcelona to Alicante


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How far in advance to book cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Alicante? The best time to book trains from Barcelona to Alicante in advance is 6 weeks before departure.

When is the cheapest and most expensive time of day to catch the train from Barcelona to Alicante? The cheapest time of day to travel from Barcelona to Alicante is in the evening. The most expensive day to catch the train from Barcelona to Alicante during the peak times of 15:00 p.m to 17:00 p.m.

Train Station Info and Getting to the City Centre


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Where do trains from Barcelona to Alicante depart from? Trains From Barcelona to Alicante depart from Sants station, located on the western side of the city centre. It has its own stop on the Barcelona Metro, providing connections across the city on lines L3 and L5, with trains until midnight on weekdays and all night on Saturdays.

There are bus stops for 7 routes around the city. RENFE Cercanias local services connect the station to Barcelona airport. There is a taxi rank close to the station on Plaza Joan Peiro.

Where do trains from Barcelona to Alicante arrive at? Trains from Barcelona to Alicante arrive at the Alicante Terminal station, located on Avenida Salamanca in the city centre. There is bus stops close to the main entrance, with routes around the city centre and to the beaches. The C-6 shuttle bus offers regular connections to Alicante airport. The nearest Metro stop to the station is Luceros, about 500 metres east along Avenida de la Estacion. Taxis are usually available by the main entrance.

 

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