On arrival at Alicante airport you have three options for getting to Benidorm.
Private Shuttle to Benidorm: Without a doubt the most convenient option is to pre-book a shuttle transfer from Alicante to Benidorm. Prices are very reasonable and you’ll be taken to the door of your accommodation. Shared shuttle transfers are the cheapest option but private transfers can also be arranged. Having checked out the various suppliers we’ve found local travel agency Shuttledirect to regularly be offering excellent deals.
Alicante Airport Bus: There is an airport bus from the airport to Benidorm which leaves Alicante airport every hour on the hour from 8am until 5pm and then every two hours until 11pm. The bus departs from outside the arrivals terminal and you pay as you get on the bus at the airport. Just look for the “Benidorm Bus” sign as you walk out of arrivals. For the return journey this same airport bus departs from Avda. Europa in Benidorm on the hour every hour from 7am until 4pm and then every two hours until 10pm. You should pay for this service in the office in Benidorm. It’s not a bad idea to buy your return ticket as you arrive in Benidorm as the bus gets very busy.
To be sure of the latest timetables and prices check the Alsa website.
This is far from an ideal option as the bus is generally packed and is extremely inconvenient if carrying more than hand luggage or if you’re travelling with children. The arrival point in Benidorm is also likely to be a long way from where you’re staying.
Taxi from Alicante Airport: There are taxis at Alicante airport which can carry up to four people. There is a fixed rate to Benidorm, however, some drivers will start their meter early which is likely to increase the price. So you must confirm the price with the driver before departing and make sure that he’s not going to add on an airport supplement and a baggage supplement for each case you’re carrying.
Other Airport Options: Alicante airport is the closest to Benidorm, however, with the number of cheap flights serving Spain these days it might be worth your while checking out Valencia and Murcia in case there are better deals available. Below is the transfer information from these other airport with booking links:
Murcia – Benidorm Transfers:
Distance: 140 Km / Estimated Transfer Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes.
Valencia – Benidorm Transfers:
Distance: 158 Km / Estimated Transfer Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes.