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Transfer Options from Alicante Airport to Benidorm

There are two possible travel options from Alicante airport to the town of Benidorm; taxis and the suburban Alsa bus. Taxis are available at the airport throughout the day, while the Alsa bus to Benidorm is available from 06:00 to 23:00. The Alicante airport taxi ride to Benidorm usually takes around 40 minutes with light traffic, while the Alsa bus from Alicante airport to Benidorm usually takes around 50 minutes.

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Comparison of the options

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Taxi €70 40min 24/7
Bus €18.90 45min 06:00–23:00

How to get from Alicante airport to Benidorm by taxi

All legally operating taxis at Alicante airport are obliged to be white and carry the classic black and yellow taxi rooftop sign. Like in most airports, the taxi rank at Alicante airport operates 24/7 along with many private taxi providers. Fares to Benidorm are usually fixed and the total trip, under normal traffic conditions, takes around 40 minutes.

Taxi fare from Alicante airport to Benidorm

Taxi fares to towns near Alicante, such as Benidorm, are usually offered as fixed price deals by both private taxi companies and regular local taxi drivers. The total price for a regular Alicante airport taxi trip, up to 4 passengers, is around €70 to €80 depending on the provider and the time of the day. Factors such as, extra luggage along with larger vehicles will further affect the price of the trip.



Trip Duration

40 Min.

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis at the airport are available 24h 365days.

Where do I get it from?

The taxi rank at Alicante airport is located outside the Arrivals hall, on the ground floor.


A taxi ride from Alicante to Benidorm is by far the fastest and most comfortable travel option. Even though the Alsa bus is quite fast as well, the instant availability of a taxi compared to the pre-scheduled bus hours, makes the taxi option much more dependable, especially after a long and tiring flight.

Editor’s Note

Try to avoid unlicensed drivers that will approach you as you exit the airport because they are known to overcharge travelers.

Useful Tips

In case you do not have a booked taxi driver and there is a queue at the taxi rank, the taxi information desk inside the airport can help you hire a private taxi.
It is advised to always ask for a receipt at the end of the trip, to be able to call the driver in case you forget any items in the vehicle.

How to get from Alicante airport to Benidorm by bus

The Alsa intercity buses offer transportation to various popular destinations from the airport, such as Benidorm. The bus to Benidorm is available from 06:00 until 23:00 daily. The trip under normal traffic conditions should take no more than 50 minutes. Finally, the price for a regular one way ticket is €9.45.

How much is the bus from Alicante airport to Benidorm?

Tickets can be bought online or inside the bus.
The adult ticket price for a regular one-way trip is €9.45. Further discounts apply, such as:

Children aged 0-3: 100% OFF
Children aged 4-12: 30% OFF
Disabled people >32%: 15% OFF



Trip Duration

50 Min.

Waiting time is 1-2 hours.

Value for Money

The Alsa airport to Benidorm bus is available from 06:00 to 23:00, 365 days a year.

Where do I get it from?

The bus to Benidorm can be found at the Alsa bus stops at Alicante airport, outside the arrivals terminal. Ask any airport staff member for directions in case you cannot orient properly.


Although the Alsa bus to Benidorm is sporadically available throughout the day, it could be worth waiting for some time since the trip duration is only 10 minutes longer than with a taxi for just a fraction of the price. Moreover, there is plenty of space for people’s luggage as it is an intercity bus.

Editor’s Note

Try to book online your ticket in advance to guarantee a place at the bus. Tickets can also be bought through the ALSA app.

Useful Tips

Taking the bus to Benidorm you are allowed to check 2 bags weighing up to 30 kg (66 lbs) overall. However, drivers are usually very flexible with the luggage regulations.
You can cancel or change your pre-booked ticket up to two hours before your bus departure.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Alicante. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Alicante airport to Benidorm?

The average taxi fare from Alicante airport to the Benidorm is €70. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Alicante airport to Benidorm?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost €9.45 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online, through the ALSA app or inside the bus.

How far is it from Alicante airport to Benidorm?

The total distance from Alicante airport to Benidorm is 58km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 50 minutes.

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