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How to get from Alicante Airport to Torrevieja

There are two possible transportation options from Alicante airport to Torrevieja town: taxis and the Costa Azul bus. The airport taxi ride will take approximately 35 minutes and the price for the trip will be from €50 to €60. On the other hand, 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 only every two hours from 08:00 until 22:00.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €50 35min 24/7
Bus €14 60min 08:00–22:00

How to get from Alicante airport to Torrevieja by taxi

All taxis at Alicante, regardless of their operating host, need to be white and have their distinctive black and yellow taxi sign on clear display along with their taxi licence. The total trip duration to Torrevieja is approximately 35 minutes. Queues for an available Alicante airport taxi are 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.



Trip Duration

35 Min.

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

Value for Money

Taxis at the airport are available at all times.

Where do I get it from?

Taxi ranks at the Alicante airport can be found on the ground floor outside the Arrivals terminal, as well as on the second floor outside the Departures terminal.


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.

Editor’s Note

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.

Useful Tips

Always get the first in line taxi from the rank since it has been waiting in the rank the longest.
If you get a good service and a pleasant ride, it is recommended to leave an extra tip of 10% for the driver.

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 08:00 and stop at 22:00. Furthermore, buses are available every one to two hours depending on the time of the day. 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.



Trip Duration

60 Min.

Waiting time is 1hour to 2 hours.

Value for Money

The Costa Azul airport to Torrevieja bus is available from 08:00 to 22:00 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.

Editor’s Note

If you buy a ticket with a discount, carry your corresponding ID or document for the ticket inspection along the ride.

Useful Tips

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.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Alicante airport to Torrevieja?

The average taxi fare from Alicante airport to the Torrevieja is €50. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi prices.

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

Regular one-way bus tickets cost €7 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online or inside the bus.

How far is it from Alicante airport to Torrevieja?

The total distance from Alicante airport to Torrevieja is 44 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 35 minutes.

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