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Bilbao to Alicante by train

The journey from Bilbao to Alicante by train is 363.37 mi and takes 9 hr 33 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:00 AM and the last at 8:00 AM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to Alicante by train for as little as $22.99 or as much as $165.14. The best price for this journey is $22.99.

Lowest Price$22.99
Journey Duration9 hr 33 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$22.99
Highest Price$165.14
First Departure7:00 AM
Last Departure8:00 AM
Distance363.37 mi
DepartureBilbao
ArrivalAlicante
CarriersAlvia, RenfeMore

Bilbao to Alicante Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Feb 26, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Bilbao to Alicante?

When you're traveling from Bilbao to Alicante, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $93.20. You might be able to find prices as low as $22.99, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Bilbao to Alicante, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $93.20. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Bilbao to Alicante take by train?

Traveling from Bilbao to Alicante by train will usually take 9 hr 33 min. This journey covers a distance of 363.37 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 9 hr 33 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Bilbao and Alicante is around 363.37 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hr 33 min. However, the fastest routes between Bilbao and Alicante take 7 hr 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Bilbao to Alicante?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Bilbao to Alicante, which usually leaves at 7:00 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 8:00 AM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Bilbao at 7:00 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 8:00 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bilbao and Alicante. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

When traveling from Bilbao to Alicante by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Bilbao by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Alicante. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Bilbao or in Alicante, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Bilbao to Alicante take place each day?

If you want to get from Bilbao to Alicante, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 3 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Bilbao and Alicante. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 3 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao to Alicante. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Alicante
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Alicante.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao to Alicante, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bilbao to Alicante.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Alicante by train

When travelling to Alicante by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

AVE stands for "Alta Velocidad Española", which means "Spanish High Speed". AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company Renfe. With the AVE trains you can travel to many major cities in Spain, including routes to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, and Zaragoza.

Alvia, operated by Renfe, is a high-speed train service in Spain. With speeds of up to 250 km/h, Alvia trains, slightly slower than the 300 km/h maximum AVE trains reach, offer comfort and amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. They seamlessly connect regional stations to major cities, ensuring efficient travel. The three train models available are Class 120, Class 130, and Class 730.

Ticket types and facilities from Bilbao to Alicante

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVE when traveling from Bilbao to Alicante.

Elige Estándar

The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Elige Estándar," provides travelers with the standard, regular seating arrangement known as the "Estándar seat." Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Básico

The Basico are the most affordable tickets, but they come with certain restrictions, such as no changes or refunds. They also typically have limited availability and must be purchased well in advance.
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Elige Confort

If you go for "Elige Confort," you get the bigger and likely more comfortable XL Confort seat. The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Prémium

Renfe AVE's Premium tickets are the priciest but also the most flexible, limited to Confort class only. They allow free train changes and provide the benefit of boarding the next train for free in case you miss your scheduled one.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Travel in comfort as all AVE trains are air-conditioned.
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Stay connected at high speeds with PlayRenfe, AVE's complimentary WiFi service, ensuring you remain online even at 300 km/h.
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The Silent Carriage is available exclusively for standard seats on AVE trains, excluding the AVE International route between Spain and France, as well as Euromed trains. Due to its popularity, early ticket purchase is advised.
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Every AVE seat is fitted with power sockets and at-seat radios for your convenience.
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AVE provides a complimentary care and assistance service for individuals with limited mobility. To utilize this service, please reach out to AVE directly.
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On AVE trains, you're welcome to bring along 3 bags, each not surpassing 85 x 55 x 35 cm and 25 kg (55 lbs) in weight. Moreover, instruments are considered hand luggage if they're within 30 x 120 x 38 cm and safely tucked in a case.
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Visit the onboard AVE bar carriage for a treat or wait for the food trolley that travels through the train. Prémium Ticket holders can enjoy in-seat dining featuring Chef Ramón Freixa's expertise. Please ensure you request special menus, from vegetarian to Halal, at least 12 hours before departure to enjoy a tailored meal experience.
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You can bring along your bike or scooter, just make sure it's folded and snug in a case. Don't forget to remove the pedals and give those handlebars a 90-degree turn. If your case's total dimensions are under 180cm, it counts as hand luggage. Anything larger falls into the special luggage category but keep it within 120 x 90 x 40 cm.
Services on board AVE and AVLO from Bilbao to Alicante
Compare services on board when travelling from Bilbao to Alicante by train.
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Bilbao to Alicante CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
40.94kg
Bus
43.86kg
Flight
116.96kg
Car
93.57kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bilbao to Alicante by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bilbao and Alicante are 40.94kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bilbao and Alicante? By taking the train between Bilbao and Alicante you will save 76.02kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.92kg compared to a bus and 52.63kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bilbao to Alicante?
A train ticket from Bilbao to Alicante is $93.20. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $22.99.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bilbao to Alicante?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to Alicante is $22.99. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bilbao and Alicante by train?
Bilbao to Alicante is 363.37 mi.
How long does the train between Bilbao and Alicante take?
Bilbao to Alicante is on average 9 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to Alicante?
The train journey from Bilbao to Alicante is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Alvia, Renfe, AVE and AVLO.
How many train connections per day go from Bilbao to Alicante?
Bilbao to Alicante has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bilbao to Alicante leave?
The earliest train from Bilbao to Alicante departs at 7:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bilbao to Alicante depart?
The latest train from Bilbao to Alicante departs at 8:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bilbao to Alicante in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $22.99 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Bilbao to Alicante?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Bilbao to go to Alicante. You can go from Bilbao Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao Abando and Castrejana Carretera Zorroza-Castrejana, and you can arrive at Alicante Estación de Autobuses, Alicante-Terminal, Alicante San Gabriel and Alicante Aeropuerto.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to Alicante by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bilbao and Alicante is 7 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct train from Bilbao to Alicante?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bilbao and Alicante.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to Alicante by train?
The train journey from Bilbao to Alicante creates 40.94kg of CO2 emissions.

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