Jaén to Alicante by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 18m
  • Distance
    295 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Jaén to Alicante by train

Fast trains from Jaén to Alicante take around 5 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 295 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Jaén and Alicante.

1. Are there direct trains from Jaén to Alicante?

Journeys between Jaén and Alicante usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Jaén to Alicante every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 2 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Jaén to Alicante?

The Jaén to Alicante train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Jaén to Alicante train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Alicante is usually scheduled to depart Jaén around 06:01 and the last train is around 17:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Jaén around 08:30, and the last at 17:18.

When to book Jaén to Alicante train tickets?

Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Jaén to Alicante by train.

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Which train companies operate between Jaén and Alicante?

More than one train company operates on the route from Jaén to Alicante, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Altaria
  • Alvia
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • REG.EXP.
  • Regional Express
  • Talgo

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.