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There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Benidorm by bus, tram, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Benidorm N1131 / ...

€3 - €8

4 alternative options

Tram  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the tram from Mercado to Benidorm L1

€3 - €6

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Alicante to Benidorm 46.8 km

€4

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alicante to Benidorm 44.1 km

€70 - €90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Benidorm 44.1 km

€4 - €7

Alicante to Benidorm by bus

The bus journey time between Alicante and Benidorm is around 39 min and covers a distance of around 45 km. The fastest bus normally takes 39 min. Services are operated by ALSA, FlixBus and Interbus. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
39 min
Fastest bus time:
39 min
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:45
Last bus departs at:
17:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alicante to Benidorm bus schedules

Alicante → Benidorm
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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Benidorm is to rideshare which costs €4 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Benidorm is to taxi which costs €70 - €90 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Benidorm. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mercado and arriving at Benidorm. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Alicante and Benidorm is 37 km. The road distance is 44.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Benidorm without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs €3 - €8.

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The bus from Alicante to Benidorm takes 1h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Alicante to Benidorm bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Benidorm train services, operated by Alicante Metro Tram, depart from Mercado station.

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Alicante to Benidorm bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Benidorm station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Benidorm.
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  • Distance: 37.3 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Benidorm, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Benidorm hourly. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 1h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Alicante Metro Tram operates a vehicle from Mercado to Benidorm hourly. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Alicante to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
interbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alicante to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4
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blablacar.es
Taxi from Alicante to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Taxi 204 Alicante
Phone
+34 628 10 51 59
Website
alicantetaxi.es
Radio Tele Taxi Alicante
Phone
+34 965 10 16 11
Website
taxienalicante.com
Costa Blanca Taxi
Phone
+34 664 12 84 82
Website
costablancataxialicante.com

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Alicante to Benidorm train services, operated by Alicante Metro Tram, arrive at Benidorm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Benidorm is 44 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Alicante to Benidorm.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alicante and Benidorm. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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