by Victor Sesma
Victor Sesma is an Alicantinian living in London. He is a Software Engineer who likes writing about the city he was born.
Alicante Airport is the 5th busiest in Spain. All the passengers need to get by car, coach or other road-based public transport. Let’s find out how to use the bus services.
Does Alicante Airport have bus services? Yes. You can use bus or coach services to go to Alicante, Benidorm, Elche and most of the other cities in Costa Blanca and Alicante Province from Alicante-Elche Airport. Use bus C6 for Alicante city centre.
Here you can find the ultimate resource with all the routes, schedules and links to buy the tickets.
The airport has a bus station at the top level 2. Use the lifts or mechanical ramps to get into level 2 from arrivals, departures or car parking.
The bus travelling from Alicante Airport to Alicante City Centre is line C-6. The price is 3.85€. You can pay only with a debit or credit card using the chip, contactless or magnetic card band.
The bus stops at the train station, TRAM station, city centre and nearby popular hotels. The ride is about 20 minutes long, depending on the traffic.
The route from Alicante Airport to Benidorm is operated by Alsa. They are the biggest couch operator in Spain using comfortable and safe buses. The coaches usually feature WiFi and toilets.
There are two stops at Benidorm: Avenida Europa and Benidorm Coach Station so it is recommended which one is nearer to your destination.
Here is the Alicante Airport to Benidorm By Coach timetable:
|Alicante Airport||Benidorm Estacion||Benidorm Av Europa||Frequency|
This route is operated by Alsa. They are the biggest couch operator in Spain and operate comfortable and safe buses. The coaches usually feature WiFi and toilets.
There is only one stop at Calpe, Calpe Estacion.
Here is the timetable for Alicante Airport to Calpe by Coach:
|Alicante Airport||Calpe Estacion||Frequency|
Alicante Airport to Santa Pola is operated by Vectalia’s line number 8.
There is only one stop at Santa Pola
This route is operated by Costa Azul.
There is only one bus stop at Torrevieja.
Here is the schedule for Alicante Airport to Torrevieja by Coach:
|From Alicante Airport||Frequency|
And here is the schedule for the coach/bus from Torrevieja to Alicante Airport:
The route between Alicante Airport and Elche is operated by Vectalia. It is composed of two forks with slightly different routes to Elche: 1A and 1B
The route from Alicante Airport to Murcia is operated by Alsa and takes around 55min.
Here is the schedule from Alicante Airport to Murcia:
And here is the schedule from Murcia to Alicante Airport:
There are other routes available from Alicante-Elche Airport. The easiest is to go to Alsa’s website and check if your destination is there. Remember that the Airport-Alicante centre line C-6 has a stop at Alicante’s bus station which gives you more destination options.
If you are looking for a route that is not on the list feel free to tell us in the comments and we will add it to the list for you.
It is situated at the top level 2 at Alicante Airport. Lifts and elevators are available.
Alicante-Elche airport is connected by road only. There are no railway connections available to Alicante Airport at the moment but some studies have started on how to connect the airport with nearby cities such as Alicante and Benidorm.
There are several alternative means of transport you can use apart from the bus to reach your destination.
Alicante-Elche Airport has a taxi stop to get rides to other cities such as Benidorm, Torrevieja or Altea.
There is a free fast parking area where private cars can pick up or drop off passengers. Transfers companies can operate on it as well.
There are several car rental companies with pick-up and drop-off services at the airport.
There are also long-term parking services that can hold your private car during the time of your trip duration.
It is situated at top level 2
Use the airport bus line C6. The fee is 3.85€ to pay using a contactless card or cash.