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Alicante to Benidorm

Alicante to Benidorm.

The Alicante airport El Altet is famous for its location on The Costa Blanca.
It is one of the most important airports of Spain because many people starts their holiday in Alicante . Furthermore many low-cost airlines fly to Alicante .

Visitors from over all over Europe come to visit the Costa Blanca.
The most popular places are Benidorm, Valencia, Torrevieja, Murcia and the Orihuela Costa.

How do you get from Alicante to Benidorm?

So what is the easiest way to go from Alicante to Benidorm ?
You have several  transfer options to your holiday location Benidorm.
Some are cheap, other are rather expensive.

First of all, there are the organised holiday groups.
The coaches, little buses or taxi’s are arranged by them. So you are stress free.

When you have booked your trip by your own, there are many other easy possibilities.

The cost of a taxi.

First of all you can take a taxi as an easy solution.

Taxi Alicante to Benidorm

Taxi Alicante to Benidorm

There are a lot of taxi’s at the outside the terminal of the airport of Alicante.
A taxi to Benidorm coast will cost around 80 euro and takes a 50 minutes.
A taxi to Calpe  cost 90 euro and  also 50 minutes drive.

Cost of private shuttle car.

The Private shuttle car be booked in advance by internet .  That is a another good solution to avoid long queue.
The private shuttle service cost around 100 euro and  takes you at the city of Benidorm in probably an hour.
Maybe  you want  share the cost with your friends.
That is a more luxury form of transport.

The cost of a car hires.

You can hire a car by the rental company’s . There are many car rentals at Alicante Airport.
The easiest thing is  booking  with a trust worthy company to start with.
Their fore the car rentals in Alicante are also a good solution.
The cost depends on the rental company.

Train

There is the Alicante down town train station, Where trains can bring you  to your destiny Benidorm.
A train from Alicante Altet takes you from this moment 4 hours.
Because the airport does not have a train connection. Is that not a shame ? .
The only way getting with the train to Benidorm is going to Alicante city train station. And that is a long way from the airport .

 

How much cost a bus ticket from Alicante to Benidorm ?

With the bus from Alicante to Benidorm, it takes you almost an hour and cost you 8 euro.
If Calpe is the destination than it is a little further away. It coast 8.10 euro and takes approximately 1 hour and half.

This shuttle buses are well equipped a of course the bus drivers are experienced in the traffic of Benidorm.
In conclusion the shuttle service is the cheapest way.

Public bus from Alicante to Benidorm.
The Spanish public bus company ALSA also offers the travelers a direct  line from the Airport to Benidorm Bus station.
If you have a hotel in the town center the bus stops also at the Avenida Europa.
The ALSO bus runs 14 times a day in both directions.
The bus cost for this moment 8 euro.
The time-table from the bus is :  a bus from 8.00 till 23.00. Every hour and arrive at 45 minutes later in Benidorm.

Bus Alicante to Benidorm

Bus Alicante to Benidorm

The bus departs at the Alicante Al Altet airport outside the terminal building. At  the departure area at Level 2.

From Benidorm to Alicante airport: a bus service start from 7.00 till 22.00.
The bus leaves again every hour and arrives in Alicante airport 50 minutes later.

Alicante to Benidorm

Alicante to Benidorm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shuttle service approved

The coach service between Benidorm and the Alicante Ave station has finally approved in june 2016.
Nearly three years and several endless discussions after the high speed rail network landed in Alicante, the connection with Benidorm  is a reality.
Once again Benidorm is one of the touristic epicenter of the Costa Blanca.
Benidorm’s demand for the launch of the shuttle service  date back to 3 years ago at 2013.
At 2013 the new line entered service.

Due to the change in governments following the last elections brought about a boost to the shuttle proposal.

In addition even ALSA , the long distance coach company was asking after a  better solution. The bus company reported an increase in demand for good  and not expensive  transport to the city of Benidorm.
All this was the determining factor  that has finally made the service at last a reality.

What is the planning ?

First ALSA will make the most of the coach services between the two city’s. It is much easier to coincide the coach line  with the tie table  of the arrivals from he train from Madrid.
Then  the regional executive want to build a new stop inside the AVE terminal. In fact they want to prevent traffic problems as the shuttle coaches will be able to stop inside the station instead outside on the street.
The next step is that RENFE to create a  combined train-coach ticket.
The council of Benidorm want this service ready before the summer. So his urging the authorities to clarify as soon as possible and set the starting conditions for the shuttle connection  Alicante Benidorm.

 

Bus Alicante airport Torrevieja, a success.

To start : 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