Traveling from Alicante to Ibiza by ferry
To get from Alicante to Ibiza by ferry, you have to travel to Dénia first. The route from Dénia to Ibiza is served several times per day. Find the latest information about how to travel from Alicante to Ibiza in our ferry guide.
Is there a ferry from Alicante to Ibiza?
There aren't any direct connections from Alicante to Ibiza, but you can easily get to Dénia and then travel to Ibiza from there. You can travel from Alicante to Dénia by car, train or bus.
There are normally daily ferry crossings from Dénia to Ibiza and the route is usually operated by Baleària.
Please note that ferry schedules may change from season to season. You can find real-time information about your trip from Dénia to Ibiza and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Alicante to Ibiza?
The trip duration from Alicante to Dénia is around 1 hr drive. Traveling from Alicante to Dénia by train or bus can take from 3 hr to 4 hr as you might have to change in Benidorm.
The ferry ride from Dénia to the port of Ibiza ranges between 2 hr and 3,5 hr.
Total travel time from Alicante to Ibiza depends on the way that you access the port of Dénia. The shortest journey takes about 3 hr if you drive from Alicante to Dénia and you get the fast ferry to Ibiza.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Alicante to Ibiza?
There are high-speed ferries traveling from Dénia to Ibiza. The fastest ferry to Ibiza takes 2 hr to reach the island.
How much is the ferry from Alicante to Ibiza?
Ferry prices from Dénia to Ibiza start at around €65. Ticket cost can be lower or higher depending on discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
A single train or bus ticket from Alicante to Dénia costs around €12.
What’s the ferry schedule from Alicante to Ibiza?
There are no direct ferry connections from the port of Alicante to the port of Ibiza, but you can catch the ferry from the nearby port of Dénia and get to Ibiza from there. There is normally 1 daily ferry crossing from Dénia to the port of Ibiza with frequency usually increasing during the summer.
The earliest ferry normally departs at around 07:30 from Dénia and arrives at about 11:00 in Ibiza. The latest departure is usually at 17:00 and the ferry reaches Ibiza at 19:00.
What’s the distance between Alicante and Ibiza?
The distance between Alicante and Ibiza is approximately 99 nautical miles (about 184km).
Am I allowed to travel from Alicante to Ibiza?
Restrictions may currently apply to ferry travel from Alicante to Ibiza. While movement within the Valencian Community is permitted, you need a negative COVID-19 PCR test to travel from mainland Spain to Ibiza and the Balearic Islands. Bear in mind that travel guidelines may change, so make sure that you check with the ferry company for the latest information.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Alicante to Ibiza?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Alicante and Dénia to Ibiza on Ferryhopper with no extra fees. See all available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules and prices, and book ferry tickets to Ibiza online with just 4 clicks.
Sunny day at the beautiful old city and port of Ibiza
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Alicante to Ibiza
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Alicante to Ibiza:
- If you are traveling with a vehicle, we recommend arriving at the port of Dénia 1.5 hr before your departure.
- The Central bus station of Alicante is located just 10 min walk from the city port.
- Taxis can be quite expensive in Ibiza, but there are regular public bus services connecting the island's most popular towns, beaches and resorts.
- From Ibiza, you can easily go for a day trip to Formentera, the smallest of the Balearic Islands. There are several ferries departing daily and the ride takes only 30 min.
- Find more useful tips and information about the island in our Ibiza travel guide.
Where to take the ferry from Alicante to Ibiza
To get from Alicante to Ibiza, you have to travel to Dénia first.
The port of Dénia is located in the southeast of Spain, between Valencia (about 100km) and Alicante (about 90km). Both Valencia and Alicante have international airports.
To get from the center of Dénia to the port, take Carrer de Patricio Ferrándiz - one of the city's main roads - and follow the signs for the ferry terminal (Baleària Port). There is also a solar-powered boat (La Panseta) that takes you from the center to the ferry terminal for free.
The port has a passenger terminal (Estación Marítima de Dénia) managed by Baleària. The building has information desks, a waiting area and a small play area for kids, as well as bars and restaurants with a great view of Dénia's waterfront.
Can I travel on the ferry from Alicante to Ibiza with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Dénia to Ibiza carry vehicles.
Baleària has no weight limit for luggage as long as you can carry it on board in one go without requiring help. Bear in mind that you do not need to check in your luggage. The ferries also have lockers that are accessible throughout the journey.
Some ferries traveling from Dénia to Ibiza have cabins, while all ferries offer numbered seats.