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Transfer Options from Alicante Airport to Calpe

There are two possible direct transportation options from the airport of Alicante(ALC) to the town of Calpe. The first, and currently the most used travel method, is taxis because they are always available at the airport whenever you land. On the other hand, the Alicante airport to Calpe Asla bus is a very practical choice as well, however, it departs only every one to two hours. The Alicante airport taxi ride usually takes 50 minutes under normal traffic conditions, while the trip by bus will take 1 hour and 30 minutes at best.

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Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €106 50min 24/7 Book
Taxi €85 52min 24/7
Bus €18.9 90min 06:15–19:00

How to get from Alicante airport to Calpe 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. Taxi fares from Alicante airport to Calpe are almost always fixed and the total duration of the trip is usually around 50 minutes with regular traffic. During airport rush hour, queues are expected at the Alicante airport taxi ranks and the taxi information desk.

Taxi fare from Alicante airport to Calpe

Private companies along with most radio taxis have fixed prices for specific destinations from Alicante airport. The taxi fare to Calpe is €85 to €95, depending on various conditions such as time of the day, number of passengers and amount of luggage.



Trip Duration

50 Min.

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

Value for Money

Taxis at the airport are available 24h all year long.

Where do I get a taxi from?

Taxis can be found at the ranks outside the airport’s Arrivals terminal, can be booked online in advance or can be reserved through the taxi information desk.


Taxis are generally favoured 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.

Editor’s Note

When taking a taxi from the ranks, make sure to ask the driver if he can take you to Calpe since not all taxis are licensed for intercity transportation.

Useful Tips

If you need a special vehicle such as, a minivan or with wheelchair access, 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 Calpe.

How to get from Alicante airport to Calpe by bus

Alsa bus services provide daily bus transportation to Calpe and to other popular destinations. The buses leaving for Calpe are available from 06:15 until 19:00, every one to two hours. The price for a standard one-way ticket is €9.45 and the total trip duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes at best, due to the in-between stops from Alicante airport to Calpe.

How much is the bus from Alicante airport to Calpe?

The tickets for the Alicante airport to Calpe 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



Trip Duration

1 H 30 Min.

Waiting time is 1 to 2 hours.

Value for Money

The Alsa Alicante Airport to Calpe bus is available from 06:15 to 19:00 on a daily basis.

Where do I get the bus from?

The Alsa bus stop from Alicante Airport to Calpe is located at the designated stations outside the Arrivals hall on the ground floor.


The Alsa bus from Alicante Airport to Calpe is not the most convenient option since not all bus rides to Calpe take an hour and a half. Therefore, the travel time to Calpe heavily depends on your arrival time at the airport.

Editor’s Note

Booking tickets with Alsa as a group of 4 or more will give you a discount of 30% on the total price.

Useful Tips

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.

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Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

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 Calpe?

The average taxi fare from Alicante airport to Calpe is €85. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect taxi fares.

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

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 Calpe?

The total distance from Alicante airport to Calpe is 76km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 50 minutes.

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