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How to get to Alicante


How to get to Alicante

How to get to Alicante from the El Altet Airport (ALC)

Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport outranks its Valencian counterpart, being among the busiest airports in Spain after Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca and Málaga and keeps expanding. The El Altet International Airport is 10 km (6 miles) southwest of Alicante’s city centre. It is connected with Madrid and Barcelona by frequent Iberia and Spanair flights, and with many Western European cities through carriers such as Easyjet, Ryanair, Air Berlin, Monarch Airlines, and Jet2.com. From the airport there are also regular flights to Algeria and Russia.

Alicante Airport Arrival Times

Alicante Airport Departure Times

Alicante railway station is used by cercanías linking Alicante with suburban and Murcia. Long-range RENFE trains run frequently to Madrid and Barcelona

Alicante Tram connects the city with outlying settlements along Costa Blanca. As of 2008, it runs up to Benidorm and further to Denia.

The city has regular ferry services to the Balearic Islands and Algeria.


More information and flight times from ALC Alicante Airport can be found here.

By Bus
The C.6 bus service runs between the airport terminal building and Alicante city centre every 20 minutes, 365 days a year. It also stops at the Renfe train station and other strategic locations around Alicante, connecting with TRAM lines 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the following stops: Alfonso X El Sabio, Plaza de los Luceros and Vázquez de Mella.
Timetable C6
Phone: (+34) 902 106 992
Fax: +34 96 516 59 24
Avda. de Dènia, 155 03015 · Alacant Email: alcoyana.ali@subus.es

Standard ticket: 3,85 euros
Over 65s: 0.95 euros
Special ticket for large families: Eu 0.70
Standard ticket for large families: Eu 1.10
“Bono-bus” 10-journey ticket:
Contactless smartcard: Eu 2
Top-up for “Bono-bus” 10-journey ticket: Eu 12
Holders of Alicante City Council “Tarjeta Oro” gold card: free.
Tickets can also be purchased on board the bus.
Please tender the exact fare, where possible, as no more than €10 will be given in change.

By Taxi
Another way of getting around is by taxi. Duly singposted taxi ranks can be found at various points around the city: the bus station, the RENFE train station, La Explanada de España, etc.
Radio Tele Taxi Alicante
Tel: 965 101 611
Whatssapp: 671101611
Radio Teletaxi Alicante booking online

Taxi Area
Phone: 965 91 05 91
Euro Taxi Alicante
Tel: 965 24 07 07

Radiotaxi Elche
Phone: (+34) 965 427 777
Telephone service for people with hearing impairment: 902 404 704 /(+34) 91 321 10 00
Radiotaxi Elche online booking

Customer service telephone numbers
902 404 704 ( From Spain)
(+34) 91 321 10 00

By AVE High Speed Train
The new AVE Madrid-Alicante service has just opened. Travel time: 2h 20m
AVE trains to Alicante stop at:
Customer service Telephone numbers 902 320 320

By Tram
Tram Alicante connects passengers with the north of the province.
Customer service telephone number 900 72 04 72
Operating schedule: from 6am to 11pm
Avda. Villajoyosa, 2. 03016
Alicante (Estación de La Marina).

More information on the FFCC Tram here

By Road

Alicante can be reached via the AP-7 motorway, which crosses the province from the southeast to the northeast, connecting with Valencia in the north, and with Murcia and Andalusia in the south. The A-31 connects with Madrid.
A-31: Madrid-Alicante dual carriageway. From Madrid, it links inland Spain with the city of Alicante.
A-7: Dual carriageway linking Alicante with the south of the province and of Spain and with the inland part of the Valencian region.
AP-7: Toll motorway linking Alicante with the south of Spain and with the Valencian coast, and Catalonia.
N-332: National road, linking the city of Alicante with the southern and northern coasts of the province of
N-340: National road linking the city of Alicante with the inland part of the province (up to Murcia).