From Alicante Airport to Alicante City Centre by Bus

When travelling by plane it is important to know how to go from the airport to our final destination. There are several ways to go from Alicante airport to Alicante city centre and the cheapest one is by bus. Actually, it is a quick and good service. After reading this article you will have a better idea on how to go by bus using the regular shuttle.

Alicante Airport to Alicante C6 bus line.
Bus Line C6. Alicante-Airport

Alicante’s buses are divided into two colours: blue and red. All red buses operate within the municipality of Alicante city hall. Blue buses go further to transport people into other municipalities. The airport is inside the Elche area so blue is the colour of your bus. The line name is C-6. About time, it takes less than 1h to get to the airport if there is traffic and about 30 min if no traffic or at night.

Where to Get Alicante Airport Bus C6

Alicante airport bus C6 to Alicante city centre stops at the -2 floor in Alicante Airport. Note that all busses stop at level -2. This is the lowest level at the airport. There are lifts right outside the arrivals door that are very convenient to get into the bus stop. There are also mechanical ramps or traditional stairs to use.

From Alicante city centre, you can get in or get off on places like Plaza de los Luceros, Alfonso el Sabio or the train station. All those are very convenient locations as you can commute to the Renfe’s trains, Tram or other bus services very easily.

C6 Bus Prices to Alicante or Alicante Airport

The price for one single trip to or from Alicante airport is 3.85€. Only card payments are permitted. Contactless, chip and magnetic debit or credit cards are accepted. Note that your bank might charge you for euro currency payments. Here you have some tips if you want to open a Euro account in a Spanish bank.

For frequent travellers to the airport, there is also available a bundle of 10 trips for 12€. Visit Vectalia’s C6 bus to Alicante airport official website for more.


The bus operates from 5:00 in the morning to 0:00 at night. Press here to download the official C6 Alicante Airport bus schedule. The bus frequency is one bus every 20 minutes in both directions, to Alicante airport from Alicante city centre and to Alicante from the airport.

Here is the valid timetable at the time this article is updated but remember to always double-check on the official website:

Alicante Airport Bus to Alicante C6 Schedule and Stops
C6 Alicante Airport to Alicante Bus Schedule and Stops

If you have any questions about how to go from Alicante airport to Alicante city centre by shuttle bus or you have any experience with the service, share it in the comments and w will do our best to help.


Victor Sesma is an Alicantinian living in London. He is a Software Engineer who likes writing about the city he was born.