How to get from Alicante Airport to Calpe
Contact Center: +34 649 422 876If you are planning to fly to Calpe, the Alicante International Airport, known as El Altet (ALC), one of the largest airports in Spain, is just 76 kilometers from the city and serves as the gateway to the Costa Blanca region. With no traffic, the fastest transfer can be achieved in 50 minutes by car. Here you can find more information and the search tool to know your final transfer price from Alicante Airport to Calpe.
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The closest airports to Calpe are located in Manises near Valencia, in El Altet, a town near Alicante and in San Javier near Murcia. If your choice is to fly to Calpe, you can choose between the three closest airports knowing that the Valencia-Manises airport is 137 kilometers from Calpe, the Murcia-San Javier airport is 167 kilometers away and the Alicante-El Altet airport is only 76 kilometers away.
Please note that with the entry into force of the new EU regulations there may be long queues to pass through passport and security control, especially in high season. Allow 40-60 minutes to pass through control and/or pick up your luggage.
One of the services or destinations that our customers ask us the most is the Transfer Alicante Benidorm or the transfer Alicante Calpe.
From Alicante Airport to Calpe by road: Private Transfer
Private Transfer Service with Driver:
What is the fastest and most comfortable option to travel from Alicante Airport to Calpe? Transfer4U offers its clients a service endowed with numerous advantages in safety, comfort, punctuality, and speed.
Transfer4U is the leading provider of private transfer services from Alicante Airport to Calpe and vice versa. We offer a wide range of quality vehicles, capable of accommodating between 1 and 8 passengers, with professional drivers, very friendly and efficient staff, all at a very competitive price and with no hidden charges.
We distinguish ourselves from the rest:
All our transfers are made via the highway
All our transfers are made via the highway to save time on your vacation.
Public transport may sometimes provide a service to its clients on secondary roads, which, depending on traffic, can take much longer.
On the other hand, by providing you with a private service from Transfer4u, you will not share your transfer with other passengers, ensuring that your journey is always as pleasant, fast, and comfortable as possible.
Pick-Up Service: Meet & Greet Service
We welcome all our clients inside the airport (the driver will wait for you in the arrivals hall with a sign with your name). This welcome service is included in the price and does not involve any additional cost.
No Charge for Delays:
Transfer4U will do everything possible to ensure that an unfortunate situation does not sour your vacation.
If a passenger’s flight is delayed, Transfer4u guarantees its clients to maintain a coherent performance by avoiding charges that are not justified or necessary. Our drivers for the transfer to Alicante airport will always wait for their clients even if their flight is delayed and will not charge any additional fee for this time.
Child and/or Baby Seat Free of Charge:
If you need a child and/or baby seat, we offer it at no additional charge (on request).
Center of attention: +34 649 422 876
Our comfortable vehicles for your transfer between Alicante and Calpe
Advanced technology and elegant design. The perfect vehicle for anyone who appreciates great spaciousness, style and comfort. Ideal for transporting a couple or up to 3 passengers, traveling with up to 3 suitcases.
Capacity: 3 passengers.
Child and baby seats available (on request and free of charge).
Private rental with driver. Vehicle exclusively for you.
Ford Tourneo Minivan or similar
High-end cars, personalized VIP service with vehicles such as the new Ford Tourneo, equipped with plugs to charge your electronic devices. Enjoy all your trips in first class.
Capacity: 8 passengers
Child and baby seats available (on request and free of charge).
Private rental with driver. Vehicle exclusively for you.
Main advantages of choosing a private transfer:
We pick you up directly at the entrance hall.
The travel time on the highway will take you no more than 60 to 70 minutes (depending on traffic conditions).
This minimizes your waiting time and enables you to start your vacation as soon as possible.
This is not a shared transfer but an individual, door-to-door service.
You will see that our service is more comfortable than a cab and even cheaper, even if you are traveling with 1 to 3 persons. From 5 or more people, the price savings offered by our service compared to the cab service (2 vehicles) is ostensible.
For more information, please contact us.
Our contact phone number: +34 649 422 876
From Alicante Airport to Calpe by train (Combined Bus + Tram)
There is no direct train service. To go by train you have to go first to Alicante by bus or cab and then by tram to Calpe.
BUS LINE C – 6 Airport – Alicante
Connects the terminal building with the center of Alicante every 20 minutes every day of the year, with stops at the Renfe train station and other strategic points of Alicante. At the stops of Alfonso X El Sabio and Plaza de los Luceros it connects with the TRAM lines 1, 2, 3 and 4 that connects the city center with the towns of the Costa Blanca, including Calpe (estimated trip to Calpe by tram: 121 minutes approximately, check the website for timetables and prices).
To go to Calpe you have to take line 1 to Benidorm (approx. 72 minutes), change at Benidorm (waiting time approx. 13 minutes) and take line 9 to Denia, which stops at Calpe (approx. 85 minutes). Please make sure that the direction of the train matches your destination.
The front of the train and/or the platform indicator will show the final destination of the train.
The streetcar stops are well signposted and each stop gives you information about all streetcar destinations.
Assuming that the streetcar train is a good alternative for sightseeing, it is also important to know the main disadvantages of using this option to get from the airport to Calpe.
From Alicante Airport to Calpe by road: Tram Connection
Please note that this option rarely proves to be a reasonable alternative as it involves going up and down normal or escalators and several paths along the way, so if you have luggage or are traveling with children or elderly people, this is not at all advisable.
From Alicante Airport to Tram Metropolitano in Alicante: 30 minutes
From Tram Metropolitano to Benidorm: 75 minutes
Change in Benidorm (waiting time: 13 minutes) for the Denia line which stops in Calpe (estimated time 85 minutes).
If your accommodation is a bit far from a streetcar station, be sure to find information about a bus route that will take you to your destination or arrange to call a cab once you arrive at Calpe station.
For this trip you need a minimum of 4 hours as long as the connections are instantaneous and there is no additional waiting time until the tram arrives. Sometimes this trip can be too long and tiresome.
The relative low cost of the tram compared to other means of transport will however be a good alternative when the tourist wants to visit the most typical villages of the Costa Blanca.
For more information: https://www.tramalicante.es
From Alicante Airport to Calpe by road: Connection by Bus
The bus company Alsa offers you the connection service between Alicante Airport and Calpe. The trip takes approximately between 1 hour and 30 minutes and 2 hours depending on whether the trip is direct or with stops.
Tickets: You can buy your ticket online by calling 902 42 22 42 42, at the Alsa points of sale and on the bus itself. The approximate fare is 9,45 € per way, per person.
Stops: Located in front of the Arrivals and Departures areas.
Route: To get to Calpe, via Benidorm you must take the bus from the airport. Change to Benidorm (waiting time 20 minutes) and take the bus to Calpe.
On most routes buses are frequent during the day, becoming less and less frequent in the evening and there are no routes between 17:15 and 7:45 hrs.
If your budget is tight you will find that the bus offers a cheaper alternative, even if it is a slower trip, but if you compare it to the tram option, it is a much faster and more comfortable way to get to Calpe from the airport.
The other alternative is to take a direct bus to Calpe via Alicante city center.
Alicante Airport is connected to Alicante bus station by bus route C-6 (estimated trip to Alicante: 30 minutes, stop at Calle Pintor Lorenzo Casanova right next to the bus station).
At the Alicante bus station you can catch your bus to Calpe. Please check the website for stops in Calpe. The fare is around 7,25 € per way and person and the trip takes between 1 hour and 40 minutes and 2 hours.
Please note that, depending on the location of your accommodation in Calpe, you will most likely have to call a cab to get to your final destination.
From Alicante Airport to Calpe by road: Taxi Connection
The official airport cab service is provided by the company Radio Taxi Elche. The vehicles have a green stripe running from the front to the back and the coat of arms of the city of Elche on the front doors.
If there is no traffic, the fastest transfer can be achieved in 60 minutes, in high season and bridges note that if the traffic gets very intense you can opt for other types of routes but the total mileage may be higher. Check the route before booking.
Standard pre-booked cab fares between Alicante airport and Calpe start from 95,00€ being this only for a standard saloon car (a relatively small vehicle). Additional charges are often hidden, such as pick-up service charges, late charges, parking etc. It is therefore essential to check everything before booking.
There are several models of cabs, but all can carry a maximum of 4 passengers. For a group of 5 people or more you have to order 2 cabs which doubles the price: 190 € (38 € per person); remember to ask for a fixed price.
From Alicante Airport to Calpe by road: Rent a car
Another way to get to Calpe from Alicante airport is by renting a car. There are many places where you can find a cheap rental car from the airport.
Reservations to and from Alicante Airport can be made online, using the online platforms of Hertz, Avis, Centauro and many more.
Booking in advance will give you better prices and a wider choice of cars.
You can pick up and drop off your rental car at Alicante Airport.
Most car rental companies ask for a valid driver’s license and passport, as well as a credit card and a deposit.
Check the fine print of your rental contract, everything included in the offer and especially the conditions of insurance and gasoline costs.
Surely it is not the cheapest way to get to Calpe from the airport but keep in mind that a rental car will take you directly to your hotel or apartment.
Getting to Calpe from the airport by car is very easy: You will have to take the AP-7 (toll freeway) and take exit 64 (Calpe).
Alicante Airport (ALC)
Alicante Airport is the sixth airport in the Spanish airport network by number of passengers, being, together with Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga and Gran Canarias, one of the 50 largest airports in Europe.
Alicante airport is located 9 kilometers southwest of the city of Alicante, within the municipality of Elche.
Growing steadily in recent years, in March 2011 the airport opened a new terminal, replacing the two old ones.
Travel to and from Alicante Airport
Alicante Airport has a public transport network that connects with the most important points of the city of Alicante, including its metropolitan area and its bus station. There are several options of connections to and from Alicante airport, public transport services, private transfer services, combined bus + tram, cab and car rental. Some services must be pre-arranged, others can be booked at the airport and the rest offer both options. Very often , book these services in advance is a good way to save money , check before you travel .
GENERAL TRANSPORTATION TIPS
Safety tips for Taxis and Private Transfers:
Para su seguridad reserve su traslado con antelación (por internet o por teléfono) con una compañía de taxis o con una compañía de traslados privados autorizados con licencia VTC (Vehículos de Transporte por Carretera). Compruebe que la página web donde tramita su reserva tenga una dirección de contacto y un número de teléfono. Muchas páginas web no tienen datos de contactos verdaderos.
There are often illegal vehicles, unlicensed and driven by drivers without the corresponding accreditation.