Getting to Benidorm from Alicante Airport

How Far is it from Alicante Airport to Benidorm?

  • It is around 40 miles fromAlicante airport to Benidorm.
  • The fastest route is by car using the toll roads.
  • Journey time by car can be as little at 45 minutes.
  • If toll roads are not used then journey time will be more than 1 hour.
  • Some areas of Benidorm can get very busy so, if you are using a taxi take care as costs will be much higher.

What is the Traffic like in Benidorm?

  • In high season traffic levels will be very high in Benidorm this is because the majority of visitors to Benidorm are Spanish who will drive to the resort.
  • Garage Parking is very expensive in Benidorm and difficult to find – or full – in high season.
  • Road parking is possible but more and more roads have meters – not a longer term option.

How easy is it to Get Around Benidorm?

  • End to End, Benidorm is about 6 miles long.
  • Walking from one end is possible along the beaches and by road.
  • Buses traverse Benidorm and are really cheap – from 1.5 Euros for a single trip
  • Bike hire can be fun and useful although you will have to pay attention to bike security – remember you can’t ride a bike drunk in Spain!
  • Since the program ‘Benidorm’ electric invalidity scooters have become popular and can be hired.  Beware, most places that hire out scooters have a lower age limit of 25 and a number of hotels and areas in Benidorm ban their use.

Fast and Private Pickups from Alicante Airport

We can arrange for a fast and private pickup for you at Alicante Airport where you will be met at arrivals by a trusted driver.

Just give us your details and we’ll pick you up (up to 4 guests) and your luggage and drop you off at your hotel, villa or apartment.  Our drivers will take the toll roads so you know that you’ll get to your accommodation in Benidorm by the fastest possible route.

Cheaper than a taxi and certainly more exclusive, the TotalBenidorm.com pickup service could be your fastest option. Prices are as follows:

  • Daytime, from 7am to 6pm, 55 Euros
  • Evening, from 6 pm to 11pm, 65 Euros
  • Night time, from 11pm to 7am, 75 Euros

Our cars are fast and modern and driven by English speaking drivers.  There’ll be enough room for 4 cases.  You’ll also be fully insured so there’s no worries.  Just use the contact form and tell us your details including:

  • Name,
  • Flight Number,
  • Arrival Time,
  • Number of Passengers

The prices for transfers to Alicante Airport are the same as above. Payment for the service will be on pick up.

More than Four Passengers?

We’ll arrange for special transport – just give us all the details and we will arrange it for you.

Buses from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

There is a standard Bus from Alicante to Benidorm Bus Station airport.

  • The bus can be caught at Alicante airport on the hour each hour.
  • Look for the signs – the bus leaves from outside Departures – just go up the stairs from Arrivals, turn right out of the door and walk to the end of the loading area.
  • You can buy a ticket near the bus stops, look for the ticket attendant.
  • Cost will be 9-11 Euros per passenger.
  • The bus will drop you off at Benidorm Bus Station and there may be taxis from there to your accommodation.
  • Taxis in Benidorm have a minimum fee of around 4 Euros but this will depend on time of day and date.  Taxi costs in Benidorm are quite high.
  • There is only one bus per hour and capacity will depend on how busy the airport is.
  • Busses for Alicante leave the Bus Station in Benidorm at set times – check to ensure you have enough time to meet your check in times.

Private Busses / Transport.

There are quite a few companies who will pick you up at Alicante Airport.

  • Typically these buses will be cheaper than taxis but more then the Benidorm Bus
  • Most only depart when they are full which could be from 15 minutes to hours depending on how busy the bus is (the private companies make more money with busses which are full!)
  • The busses typically drop you off in set locations within Benidorm – check these are close to your accommodation or you will have to walk with your cases or try to catch a taxi.
  • These companies will also pick you up at set locations.

Taxis from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

There are nearly always taxis available at Alicante airport.

  • Catch ‘white’ taxis outside arrivals.
  • There is a queueing system for taxis
  • Waiting time can be from minutes to much longer depending on the time you arrive and the date.
  • Taxis will cost from 75 Euros but the final cost will depend on how busy roads are as they are charged on a time and distance basis.
  • Have your address handy and even some directions to ensure you are taken by the fastest and cheapest route.
  • You will be able to get a taxi back to the airport from Benidorm.  You may have to call one depending on where your accommodation is.