How to get from Alicante Airport to Calp
From the airport of Alicante - El Altet (ALC), there are two possible direct transportation options to travel to the town of Calp. The first and currently the most used travel method are taxis because they are always available at the airport whenever you land. On the other hand, the Alicante airport to Calp Asla bus is a very practical choice as well, however, it departs every one to two hours from the airport. The Alicante airport taxi ride usually takes 52 minutes considering no major traffic conditions and the common fare for the trip should be around 85€ to 95€. The trip with an Alsa bus will take 1 hour and 30 minutes at best and regular one-way tickets cost 9.45€.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Bus || €18.9|| 90min|| 06:15–19:00|
| Taxi || €85|| 52min|| 24/7|
How to get from Alicante airport to Calp by bus
Alsa bus services provide daily bus transportation to Calp and to other popular destinations. The buses leaving for Calp are available from 06:15am until 07:00pm, every one to two hours. The price for a standard one-way ticket costs 9.45€ and the total trip duration sums up to 1 hour and 30 minutes at best, due to the two in between stops from Alicante airport to Calp.
How much is the bus from Alicante airport to Calp?
The tickets for the Alicante airport to Calp bus can be bought online, through ticket machines inside the airport, from the official ALSA app or directly from the bus driver. A standard ticket costs 9.45€. Further discounts may apply:
Children aged 0-3: 100% OFF
Children aged 4-12: 30% OFF
Disabled people >32%: 15% OFF
1 H 30 Min.
Waiting time is 1hour to 2 hours.
The Alsa airport to Calp bus is available from 6:15 am to 7 pm on a daily basis.
Where do I get it from?
The Alsa bus stop to Calp is located at the designated stations outside the arrivals hall on the ground floor.
The Alsa bus to Calp is not the most convenient option since not all bus rides to Calp take an hour and a half. Therefore, the travel time to Calp heavily depends on your arrival time to the airport.
Booking tickets with Alsa as a group of 4 or more will give you a discount of 30% on the total price.
It is advised to label your luggage and add identification information on the labels in case a luggage gets lost.
Try to arrive at the bus station for boarding at least 15 minutes before departure in order for the driver to load your luggage in a timely manner.
How to get from Alicante airport to Calp by taxi
Along with the regular city taxis, any licensed vehicle offering taxi services has to be white, carry the widely recognized black and yellow taxi sign and clearly show their taxi licence. The typical taxi fares from Alicante airport to Calp are almost always fixed at 85€ and the total duration is usually around 52 minutes with regular traffic. During airport rush hour, queue lines are expected at the Alicante airport taxi ranks and the taxi information desk.
Taxi fare from Alicante airport to Calp
Private companies along with most radio taxis have fixed prices for specific destinations from Alicante airport. The common taxi fare to Calp is 85€ to 95€, depending various conditions such as time of the day, number of passengers, traffic conditions and amount of luggage.
Taxis are generally favored over buses at Alicante airport, mainly due to the fact that the taxi fares for long distances are quite affordable. Moreover, when sharing a ride with a group the price gets further divided.
When taking a taxi from the ranks, make sure to ask the driver if he can take you to Calp since not all taxis are licensed for intercity transportation.
If you need a special vehicle such as, a minivan or with a wheelchair assistant, it is advised to ask for assistance at the taxi information desk.
During the taxi ride, the driver can help you with the orientation of many popular destinations at Calp.