Alicante Airport to Alicante – Quick Bus Line C6

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 of how to go by bus using the regular shuttle.

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 in Elche’s area so blue is the colour of Alicante’s airport bus. The line name is C-6. The journey takes about 30 minutes but can be a bit more with dense traffic.


Bus C6 Stop Location at Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport bus C6 stops on the 2nd floor of Alicante Airport. Note that all buses stop at level 2. This is the top level at the airport, the same as departures. There are lifts right outside the arrivals door that are very convenient to get to the bus stop. There are also mechanical ramps or traditional stairs to use.

Bus C6 waiting for passengers at Alicante Airport

C6 Bus Prices to Alicante or Alicante Airport

The price for one single trip to or from Alicante airport is 3.85€. Card and cash 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€. The chip travel card cost 2€. To buy the travel card ask the driver on the bus, this is the only place to buy and recharge the bundle for the airport bus line C6.

C6 Alicante Airport Bus Stops

Some of the bus stops in Alicante are: Plaza de los Luceros, Alfonso el Sabio and the train station. All those are very convenient locations as you can commute to Renfe’s trains, Tram, the European EUIPO office or other bus services very easily.

C6 Alicante Airport Bus at Puerta del Mar Stop

Here is a list of all the stops the C-6 Alicante Airport Bus does. Click on the address link to open the Google Maps address.

DirectionBus Stop AddressConnections/Points of Interest
Alicante to AirportPlaza Puerta del Mar ITRAM L5, Postiguet Beach,Melia Hotel
Alicante to AirportVazquez de MellaMarq MuseumTRAM Marq lines L1, L2, L3, L4
Alicante to AirportAlfonso El Sabio, 12TRAM Mercado lines L1, L2, L3, L4
Alicante to AirportPlaza de Los Luceros, 17TRAM Luceros lines L1, L2, L4, L4
Alicante to AirportSalamanca – Train StationAlicante Train Station (Mad, Bcn…)
Alicante to AirportOscar Espla, 3
Alicante to AirportAvenida Elche – Federico Mayo I
Alicante to AirportAvenida Elche – Parque del Mar
Alicante to AirportAvenida Elche 92, CercaniasSan Gabriel Train Station Cercanias
Alicante to AirportAvenida Elche – Euipo IEUIPO Office Alicante
Alicante to AirportAvenida Elche – Agua Amarga I
Airport Stop ✈️Alicante AirportAlicante Airport
Airport to AlicanteAvenida Elche – Agua Amarga II
Airport to AlicanteAvenida Elche – Euipo IIEUIPO Office Alicante
Airport to AlicanteSan Gabriel – CercaniasSan Gabriel Train Station Cercanias
Airport to AlicanteAvenida Elche – Federico Mayo V
Airport to AlicanteLoring – Coach StationAlicante Coach Station
Airport to AlicantePlaza Puerta del Mar IFinal Stop*
Alicante-Airport Bus Line C6 Stops

* Trips from Alicante Airport to Alicante can continue to Estacion de Tren (train station) on the same ticket


The bus operates 24h.

  • From 6:20 in the morning to 22:30 at night; every 20min:
Bus ServiceTime (24h format)
First bus from Alicante Center6:20h
Last Bus from Alicante Center22:20h
First Bus from Alicante Airport7:00h
Last Bus from Alicante Airport22:30h
C6 Airport Bus services every 20 min from/to Alicante/Aiport
  • From 23:30 at night to 6:00 in the morning; every 60min:
Bus ServiceTime (24h format)
First bus from Alicante Center23:20h
Last Bus from Alicante Center5:20h
First Bus from Alicante Airport23:00h
Last Bus from Alicante Airport6:00h
C6 Airport Bus services every 60 min from/to Alicante/Aiport

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:

C6 Alicante Airport to Alicante Bus Schedule and Stops
How much is the C6 Bus from Alicante Airport to Alicante?

A one-way trip costs 3.85€. A 10-trip bundle card costs 12€. Only contactless and bundle cards are accepted.

How far is Alicante from Alicante Airport?

The distance between Alicante and Alicante Airport is 11km (7.8 mi). The journey takes about 15 minutes by car and from 20 to 30 min by bus.

How to go from Alicante airport to Alicante?

Take the bus C6. It stops on floor 2 at the airport and in Alicante city centre (departures floor). Another option is to take a taxi or pre-book the ride with a transfer company.

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 them in the comments and we will do our best to help.