Alicante Spain Travel Guide
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Alicante Arrivals

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Alicante Arrivals

Many charters, scheduled and budget airline flights arrive daily into El Altet International Airport, from most major European cities. Get up to the minute news and information on Alicante airport including flights and any major developments that involve flying or travelling through this airport. Trains run from Barcelona, Valencia City and Madrid to Alicante's main Train Station - Renfe Estación de Madrid.

Alicante Airport

Alicante airport is located 9 km to the south of Alicante.There are taxis available from the taxi rank, which is located in front of the Arrivals hall. There are scheduled buses that run every hour to and from Alicante central bus station. All buses depart from opposite the Alicante Arrivals hall. Travellers going to and from the airport can either go via bus, car or taxi.


Spain has strict drink driving laws, only allowing 0.5 milligrams of alcohol per millilitre of blood - stricter than the UK where the limit is 0.8. New drivers are effectively forbidden to drink and drive, with a very low 0.1 mg/l limit.

Speed limits

  • Motorway: 120 Km/h
  • Open road: 90-100 Km/h
  • Town: 50 Km/h

You are permitted to drive with your normal licence at hand, provided it is written in the Roman Alphabet. Holders of licenses written in another alphabet are obliged to show an International Driving Permit in English (widely available through motoring organisations such as AA, AAA, RAC, etc.)

If you are planning to stay in the city only, you might NOT need to rent a car, however we strongly suggest to visit the nearby towns and attractions.


Renfe is the national train company in Spain. Most of your journeys between cities will be with Renfe. The trains vary from luxury long-distance trains with buffet cars and first and second class. Note that on some shorter journeys, prices can vary considerably if both long-distance and medium-distance trains serve your route, even though the journey time remains the same. Check online for the best prices and timetables.

The tram and trenet, a narrow gauge railway, connect to smaller towns along the coast, including Denia, Benidorm and Altea.

Alicante Airport Information

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Taxi from Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport Bus

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Alicante Airport Transfers

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