How to Get from Benidorm to the Nearest Airports and Other Destinations
Benidorm is the largest Spanish resort on the Costa Blanca. Today it is a popular holiday destination, which attracts tourists all year round. How to get from Benidorm to airports? You can do it by bus, taxi or transfer.
Taxi from Benidorm
Tourists often order a taxi to get from Benidorm to the airports of Alicante or Valencia,. However, many travelers want to visit Altea, Javea, Calpe, and Moraira.
A trip to the airport of Alicante usually costs 70 euros. The distance between the resort and the airport is about 30 km, and the trip takes about 45 minutes.
A taxi trip to the airport of Valencia costs about 200 euros. The travel time is 1 hour 30 minutes and the distance between Benidorm and the airport is about 150 km.
Note that the total cost of the trip can be slightly higher than the expected amount. Taxi drivers increase it depending on the number of passengers, baggage, route, and other factors. Of course, by ordering a transfer to the airport or another city you avoid getting any unpleasant surprises, as the fare is fixed, and you know it in advance.
You can book a taxi in Benidorm online. However, make sure that your hotel has Wi-Fi.
Transfer from Benidorm
Transfer from Benidorm to the airport of Alicante or Valencia is more comfortable than a taxi. In case you order a transfer, you can choose the desired class of the vehicle (from an economy-class car to a minibus), and specify the amount of luggage and the number of passenger seats, or even book a return transfer. If you travel with children, mark the number of child seats in the booking form. Following your request, Kiwitaxi service will provide you with a first-class car and an experienced driver, while the age of the car is no more than 7 years. You do not usually have this options and quality when ordering a taxi.
If you have any questions, you can contact our English-speaking support team, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our operators can always help you to choose the route or a suitable vehicle.
When ordering a private transfer from Benidorm, you need to pay the full price in advance or make a prepayment for the trip. In this case, you should pay the rest directly to the driver.
Public transport from Benidorm
There are two ways of getting from Benidorm to Alicante Airport by public transport. You can take a long-distance bus of the ALSA company. The ticket price is 10 euros, and travel time is about 45 minutes.
In Benidorm, you take the TRAM company tram L1 and go to the Alicante-Luceros stop. The fare is about 8 euros, and the travel time is 70 minutes. Then in Alicante, you change to the C-6 city bus from Subus, which goes to the airport and costs about 4 euros.
An ALSA bus goes from Benidorm to Valencia three times a day. The ticket price is 20 euros, and the travel time is 2 hours 30 minutes.
Benidorm: useful information
The resort of Benidorm is often called the Spanish New York, because there is a huge number of skyscrapers in the new part of the city, and a lot of entertainment: restaurants, bars, clubs. In the old part of the city, architectural monuments of the 17th and 18th centuries were preserved.
The city is surrounded by mountains that create a special microclimate. All year round the weather here is moderately warm, strong winds almost never happen, and rains are quite rare. The sea is considered one of the warmest, so the beach season lasts until mid-October. Beaches with an area of 274,400 square meters are meet no competition on the Costa Blanca.
Those who love walking should definitely visit the ruins of the ancient Iberian settlement of Tossal de Cala, the observation deck, the Church of Saint Jaime, the neoclassical park of L'Aiguera, and the concert palace "Benidorm Palace".
The most popular destinations for those who travel with children include water parks, Terra Mitica amusement parks, and a zoo.