How to get from Alicante Airport to Torrevieja
There are two possible transportation options from Alicante airport to Torrevieja town, either by taxi or by a Costa Azul bus. The Alicante airport taxi ride will take approximately 35 minutes and the price for the trip will be 50€ to 60€, mainly depending on the traffic conditions along the way. On the contrary, the trip with a Costa Azul bus will cost just 7€ but it takes around 1 hour to reach Torrevieja. In addition, buses to Torrevieja are available every two hours from 08:00am to 10:00pm.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Bus || €14|| 60min|| 08:00–22:00|
| Taxi || €50|| 35min|| 24/7|
How to get from Alicante airport to Torrevieja by bus
The intercity bus connecting Alicante airport to Torrevieja is the Costa Azul bus line. The departures start at 08:00am and stop at 10:00pm. Furthermore, buses are available every one to two hours depending on the time of the day. The price for a normal one-way ticket is 7€ and the total travel duration should be around 60 minutes.
How much is the bus from Alicante airport to Torrevieja?
The tickets for a one way trip to Torrevieja cost 7€; further discounts are applied for students, seniors and children under 12.
Tickets can be bought online or inside the bus.
Waiting time is 1hour to 2 hours.
The Costa Azul airport to Torrevieja bus is available from 8 am to 10 pm on a daily basis.
Where do I get it from?
The Costa Azul bus stop to Torrevieja is located at the designated stations outside the arrivals hall, on the ground floor.
The Costa Azul bus is quite affordable, but the lengthy travel duration along with the hourly at best availability between departures, can result in a very unpleasant and exhausting experience, especially after a long flight.
If you buy a ticket with a discount, carry your corresponding ID or document for the ticket inspection along the ride.
It is recommended to buy your ticket online to pre-reserve a seat because the Costa Azul buses can get full really fast during rush hour.
Traveling during a hot day can be very exhausting, remember to carry refreshments for your trip to Torrevieja.
How to get from Alicante airport to Torrevieja by taxi
All taxis at Alicante, regardless of their operating host, need to be colored white and have their distinctive black and yellow taxi sign on clear display along with their taxi licence. The average fixed price to Torrevieja is around 50€ to 60€, whilst the total trip duration takes approximately 35 minutes. Queue lines for an available Alicante airport taxi is common during rush hour at the airport.
Taxi fare from Alicante airport to Torrevieja
Since Torrevieja is an intercity destination from Alicante airport, most taxi operators along with regular intercity airport taxis offer rides with fixed prices. The common taxi fare is around 50€. The price can be further affected by factors, such as time of the day, number of people, and amount of luggage.
The taxi fare from Alicante airport is considered quite affordable, considering the distance to Torrevieja. Moreover, taxis offer some quality private time after a long and exhausting flight.
It is advised to book a taxi ride with a private company, due to the fact their drivers get rated frequently, thus they provide better services than regular drivers.
Always get the first in line taxi from the rank since it has been waiting in the rank the most.
If you get a good service and a pleasant ride, it is recommended to leave an extra tip of 10% for the driver.