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Bus Alicante airport Torrevieja, a success.

First of all the bus Alicante airport Torrevieja is a huge success among travelers and people who rent houses in Torrevieja or Orihuela Costa.

Torrevieja bus

Torrevieja bus

In the present , there is a daily service. It takes about 55 Minutes between the airport of Alicante and Torrevieja. Meanwhile the bus is fully capable of taking a lot baggage. So you don’t need to worry about your big bags filled with scuba equipment.

During  the summer season a bus drives every hour but we posted the bus schedule down this page.
In brief the bus is the really the cheapest way of transport  to get Torrevieja.

Costa Azul bus.

The Company of the bus is  called “Costa Azul”. Indeed keep an eye on the buses with Airport Shuttle Costa Azul on it.
Because you can book the bus ticket directly from the bus driver, it is for most people very attractive.
Meanwhile in the summer season there is also a ticket sailing office in the airport. In front of the arriving zone.

bus alicante airport torrevieja

bus alicante airport torrevieja

Indeed the residents or the tourists who go to spend their holidays in Torrevieja or Orihuela Costa can use the bus service.
If you want to read more about Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa find more  on our page : Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa  .

Never the less a direct bus service bus Alicante Torrevieja Alicante El Altet Airport is not a luxury. It is even very popular.
About 18 percent of all travelers arriving at the airport, have the region of Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa  as destination.

In the past, many of them had to take a taxi for 40 €.
In fact,  it was sometimes more expensive than the price they had paid for their flight with their low coast fly.
As you can read, the new bus Alicante Torrevieja  will even contribute to the growth of tourism in Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa.

In brief, the bus Alicante airport Torrevieja is a very cheap and easy way to get to your holiday destination .

Bus stop at Alicante airport.

The bus stop is just outside the departure hall at level 2 .
Take the elevator to the departure hall.
The bus stop Alicante airport is at the end of the departure hall.
The bus company “Costa Azul “ is running several times a day the distance  of 63 kilometers and also the trip back.

The service that offers the bus line  Alicante Torrevieja is “direct “with 3 bus stops and its rides 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The bus runs through the A-7 and stops in Santa Pola, La Marina, Guardamar and Torrevieja.
Equal important : the bus is accessible for wheelchairs.
And at least the bus has a large luggage space.

A new look for the Shuttle bus Alicante airport Torrevieja . 

In particular Torrevieja has a  new bright and breezy airport shuttle. Presently it is colorful designed by the graphics artists of the town hall’s tourism service.
In fact, they hope that the attractive bus will encourage more tourists to use the bus and visit the region.
Immediately,  it will allow people to identify very quick their bus in the airport.

Departures:
Bus Alicante airport to Torrevieja

Daily starting from 8:00 9:00 10:00 11:00  12:00  13:00  14:00 16:00 17:00  18:00 19:00  20:00 22:00
In blue from 1st April 2017 to 31th October 2017.

Departure and arrival in the bus station of Torrevieja , Calle del Mar 50

Arrival and departure in the Alicante airport in the second floor.

Bus Torrevieja to Alicante airport

Daily starting from 7:00 9:00 10:00   11:00 12:00 13:00 15:00 16:00 17:00  18:00 19:00  21:00
In blue from the 1st April till 31th October 2017
Departure and arrival in the bus station of Torrevieja , Calle del Mar 50

Arrival and departure in the Alicante airport .

Bus Alicante Torrevieja

Bus Alicante Torrevieja

 

 

It take you to your destination in one hour to get there. The bus run inland via the A7 highway.
Not on the N 332 ( old route ) . In fact, so the bus avoid traffic delays in the summerseason on the N 332.

 

Departure and arrival point:

The most important,departure and arrival point is the Torrevieja bus station. Calle del Mar, 50.

Ticket Price: €7 from kinds older than 4 year and adults . The little ones are free. Some drivers ask for the ID.
Pensioners get 30% discount when there are living in the Valencian region.

The tickets are for sale in Torrevieja bus station and in the airport. You can also pay the driver.
Furthermore , you can buy the tickets online.

Also important , the buses are handicap accessible. Furthermore there is free WiFi and enough space for the luggage.

On the one hand the bus is an cheap way to get to the airport or Torrevieja.
On the other hand, when you have a low cost flight it is possible that your plane land after 22:00.
Equally important is that the bus is popular. So sometimes the bus fills up very quickly in the summer season.In fact, then you have to wait for the next bus.

This page on the web is not update daily with the information on the bus Alicante airport Torrevieja.
See for daily details  Costa Azul :  965 710 146

Prices of a Taxi Alicante Torrevieja.

In fact the Price of a taxi from Alicante El Altet will cost you about  65 euros. While the biggest advantage of the taxis are that they can be pre-booked. And will take you quick to your final destination.
Naturally  this might be a good option to consider when you are with 4 or more people and share the price.

Also  Interesting:

For instance visit our webpage  Alicante Airport Car Rental Comparison

On this page we do a Torrevieja Airport Car Rental  Airport Pick up Comparison

 

Torrevieja

First, Torrevieja is one of the biggest tourist city’s of the Costa Blanca. It is located in the province of Alicante. From the city of Alicante it is a 50 kilometers drive.
With a population in the region of 107 000 Torrevieja is for most of us , one of the place where the love with Spain began.

Because, Torrevieja is not only the town but greater Torrevieja include also La Mata.

 

Torrevieja Beach

Torrevieja Beach

 

History

In the past, the city started from a small salt mining and fishing city.
This side industry of salt, was harvesting from the salt lakes nearby.
Now, it has grown to a full size city with its own shopping center and cinemas. The city is a major tourist spot among the Costa Blanca.
Nearby there are two salt lakes where you can often see  flamingos.

Climate

Indeed, the climate is a typical Mediterranean climate. Its has a wonderful climate with more than 300 days of sun.
This climate got in the summer temperature of average 25 degrees and in the winter average 12 degrees.

During the summer many people go and visit the Water parks in Torrevieja 

The half of the 100 000 habitats are if foreigner nationalities.In brief, most of them are Scandinavians, Belgium, English or Russian. As a result, the center of the city is a cosmopolitan meeting point.
The town has developed into a multi cultural city. A city with many nationalities calling it their “place under the sun”.

What to do ?

While, the city is surrounded by golf courses it is very popular by British people.
Close to Torrevieja  are also the golf courses of Orihuela Costa.

The sea front includes a nice Marina and next to it a very nice long promenade.
This promenade is  popular with locals and  tourist.
Each evening , nearby the Torrievieja promenade and the Casino their are market stalls.
Their stalls their wares to the visitors, anything what they think than can interest a tourist.

Torrevieja streetmarket

Torrevieja streetmarket

Handbags, foulard’s, jewelry, watches, sunglasses, handmade craft , handmade arts..

There are many possibilities for water sport. To sum up,  Jet Ski, Pedalo, Banana’s, boat excursions.
One of this excursions from the  Marina is to the island of Tabarca. This beautiful  snorkeling paradise is only  a half hour from the coast.

Another Museum is the “Albatros III ”  a floating Museum. 
In the past , this  Submarine  was guarding the waters outside Torrevieja.
It is an unusual museum. The entrance is 2 €uro. So it is nice to take the children to this historical Memorabilia.

Thus, it’s a very vivid town. Many tourists have decide to become a resident and so are staying the whole year. On the other side you have tourists who only come in the holiday’s or rent their holiday homes.

As a result, Torrevieja is quite a busy town with a lot of traffic in the summer season.
There are thousand bars and restaurants to choose from

Torrevieja Beaches.

First, the main beach of Torrevieja (Playa del cura) isn’t worth the visit but is the beach who is accessible for wheel chairs. See below.
We did like it because it is very busy in summer months.

Then, the beaches have a 20 km long coastline. The longest beach with many dunes, is in the north of the city.
Next, the water is crystal clear and the beaches are often visited by families with children.
In the south of Torrevieja, we find lovely beaches and “Calas”. Indeed rougher but the blue water invites you to swim and to snorkel.

Instead, there is a beautiful promenade along the sea. Indeed,on the promenade lovely bars and restaurants . In fact, the boulevard is surrounded by palm trees. So it is plenty of all sorts of restaurants and little shops.
If  you are a beach-lover, you have to go to the north of city .
There you can discover the quieter splendid beach of La Mata. The sandy beaches are beautiful. But behind them, there is also a very nice nature reserve. In the reserve are different species of birds and waders.
The beaches have all beautiful names: Los Locos, Los Naufragos, La Mata , Playa Acequion, Playa del Cura.
Of course  each beaches with his own character.There is also  a wide choice of sports available such as golf, football, tennis,  yoga, gyms…

Torrevieja  mobility friendly beaches.

The first mobility friendly walkway was installed at the end of 2016.
This will facilitate the access to the sea for wheelchairs users.
In the future additional facilitates will be installed. Such as a special adapted shower and also platforms. This platforms with areas of shade so users can escape from the heath of the sun.

Torrevieja friendly beaches

Torrevieja friendly beaches

 

The beach with the  mobility friendly  walkways is the “Playa del Cura”.
This structure is not permanent and as stipulated in the Coast law of the Costa Blanca, can be dismantled. This can be the case with sever storms, like the one at the end of december 2016.
This initiative is making the beaches in Torrevieja accessible for every one. Also older people with reduced mobility.
A good initiative.

All those facility are already installed in Mil Palmeras a nearby town.

Camping’s.

As a result from the many tourists, there are some Camping’s near and around Torrevieja.
Some are perfect for motor homes. If you are coming to the Costa Blanca see also our page : motorhome at the Costa Blanca.

“Camping Florantiles” is about 268 pitches big. The camping has its own swimming pool and super market. Each place is around 90 m2 and has electricity.
The Address of the camping is  CV-95, 95, 03186 Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain.

Camping La Campana ,  Ctra Torrevieja  N 332 Alicante Cartagena a 4;5 km

Camping Mare Nostrum Ctra Guardamar Guardamar del Segura
n 332 Alicante – Torrevieja

Camping Marjal Crta Guardamar N 332 Alicante Guardamar .

Torrevieja La Mata nature park.

La Mata is a nature park in Torrevieja click here to read more about la Mata.

But also a nice quieter suburb of the city.
You can find the museum of Sea and Salt  on the sea front.
This museum shows the history of Torrevieja and his salt industry throughout the ages.

Fiesta

Torrevieja celebrates many festivals and holy days.
Most of them are with very beautiful parades and events .

 

Ruta de las Tapas or Tapas Route

Each year in April  and October the city celebrates the  route of the tapas, small dishes :” Ruta de las Tapas “.
It is good is held twice a year.

Tapa Route

Tapa Route

Of course it was inspired by the business and restaurants associations. But is became a success by residents and tourist.
Sample the best of Torrevieja’s tapas!
During this dates you will able to try in many restaurants and bars a homemade tapas.
Enjoy a walking /eating tour of the city center.
A homemade tapa and drink is for you for 2:00 euro.
Some bars presents a Gourmet Tapa and drink at the price of 2:50 euro.
There are nearly 50 establishments  offering a selection of nearly 200 different tapas.
A free map of the participating bars and restaurants is available.
It is a nice way to discover Torrevieja in a relax atmosphere.
It remains fun and cheap way to sped a evening or afternoon  walking the center.
With the change to discover some of Torrevieja’s hidden bars and restaurants.
There is also a “Tapas Route card”  with official stamps.

 

How to get to Torrevieja ?

First, the nearest airports are Murcia / San Javier  ( 72 km ) and Alicante Airport ( 50 km )
Then, there are several buses from the airport of Alicante to Torrevieja. The bus stop is just outside the terminal. The ticket price is 7 € available by the driver. The buses leave nearly every hour.
Next, there also buses from Murcia Airport to the city. In spite of the bus the line is not direct.
The first change to Torrevieja is in the central station of Murcia. Therefore, it is better to rent a car, a taxi ( 60 €) or a private shuttle to Torrevieja.
Indeed, if you want to see the surrounding regions, it is better to rent a car.
Book in advance on the internet, but inform yourself about all the options and prices.

Shops.

In Spain, most shops are open from 9.00 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 21.00. Due to the heath in the summer season.
Nevertheless, in the large shopping malls like “Habaneras” and supermarkets like Carrefour are open all day.

Bars Restaurants 

Now, there is a large choice of restaurants and bars. So,calling the 300 restaurants by name is impossible.
Some are specialists in fish and seafood. While others in meat and rice.
As you can see, the restaurants are from over the all world. The tasty cuisine that can be found are Asian, American, Spanish, French or Belgian. but also Italian, British, Scandinavian or Russians. Some of them are excellent.
In the future we will try to put more details of the restaurants  on Yourspain.

Market.

A new Location
Torrevieja most busy Friday street market is going to move to his new location before Easter.
Stall holders have already been visit  the new location. They know exactly where  and how to sit up their stalls.
The new location  is the “Antanio Soria” park.  Close to the sport facilities of the city.
Nearby the public transport with the C line .There will also be a taxi parking at the market site.
There will be enoug parking place  for the shoppers but also for the  stall holders.

There will be improvements. For instance, to the security with the pick pockets.  Indeed , there will be a permanent police present at the market place.£And the police will be helped by volunteers from the civil  protection.
The location  has rooms for 630 stalls  and is 5 000 m2 large.

So this will be the end, for the problems for the residents on the old location with a market on their front door .

Hotels .

You can find 20 hotels in different classes of prices. Or perhaps find a holiday home to rent.

Autobuses Torrevieja

In addition, autobuses are driven by Costa Azul and are running from the main bus station in the city.
The bus station is situated at the Avenida de Habaneras in Torrevieja.

Autobuses Torrevieja Costa Azul

Autobuses Torrevieja Costa Azul

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bus Schedules from Torrevieja:

To Alicante.
Monday till Saturday   :
7.15 7.35 8.30 9.15 10.55 12.15 12.50 14.05 15.15 15.50 16.05 17.15 18.25 19.45 21.40
Sunday and Holiday.
7.30 8.30 10.15 10.56 12.50 14.05 15.50 16.05 17.15 19.45 21.40.

Check out the Torrevieja to Alicante Airport Bus Schedule .

Direction Murcia.
winter schedule.
Every day  7.00 9.00 15.30 19.00.
Holiday  11.00 19.00.

Direction Orihuela city.
Winter schedule.
Every day :  7.00 9.00 12.00 14.00 15.30 19.00.
Saturday  : 7.00 12.00  15.30 19.00.
Sunday holiday : 11.00 14.00 19.00.

To Cartagena.
Every day  : 8.00 12.15 15.10  17.10 19.10 21.10.

To Elche.
Every day : 7.00 10.30 14.05 18.00.
Caution : on Sunday and holiday there are no bus services  to Elche.

To Hospital Callosa.
From Monday till Sunday  : 9.00 10.30 18.00.

To Quesada Rojales.
From Monday till Saturday  : 13.00.

To Almoradi.
From Monday till Friday : 9.00 10.30 14.05 18.00.

Tips
People often leave a same small change behind but it is not obligated .

Also Interesting

Important or useful telephone number and addresses in Torrevieja (Hospitals, Embassies, Pharmacies)