Alicante - Elche Airport (ALC), originally named El Altet, is the fifth-busiest airport in Spain based on passenger numbers. ALC is located in the municipality of Elche, about 6.2 miles east of this city and about 5.6 miles southwest of Alicante.
If you’re driving to ALC Airport, type the following address into any of your phone mapping apps or GPS device:
Alicante - Elche Airport
Alicante Airport Code: (ALC)
If you’re visiting Alicante Airport and are worried about finding a safe transportation option, we did the research and found everything you need to know. So, rest easy because we’ve listed all the transportation options available: Airport Shuttle, Taxi Service, Car Hire, and Public Transportation. Check below for more information.
Alicante Airport Transfers
The airport shuttles are usually a popular transportation option, but that’s not the case in Alicante. It isn’t so easy to find an airport shuttle at Alicante Airport. However, we discovered one reliable company that offers this kind of transport - Beniconnect.
They provide a wide range of airport shuttle transfers from Alicante Airport at great affordable prices. You can choose from Economy shuttle, Express Connect shuttle, Costa Connect shuttle, or South Connect shuttle.
Express Connect shuttle transfer links passengers from ALC Airport to the main tourist towns along the North Coast of mainland Spain. This is a shared airport shuttle transfer that is available 7 days a week. Check the rates below.
Economy Connect shuttle also connects passengers from Alicante Airport to the main tourist towns along the North Coast of mainland Spain. It is the most economical way that is available every day as well. See the prices in the following list:
Costa Connect shuttle links all official tourist accommodations to Alicante Airport. It has an average of 45 minutes of waiting time at the airport. Want to know the rates? Check the list below.
South Connect shuttle is the new shuttle service. It connects passengers from ALC Airport to the main resorts along the South coast of Alicante and Murcia. This is also a shared airport shuttle available all year round. Discover the prices below.
You can find more information and book a ride on Beniconnect website. If you want to call them, the phone number is +34 965 850 790.
Alicante Airport Taxi
In Spain, metered taxis actually are a convenient and fast mean of transport. So, locals tend to use them more often than other transportation options.
At Alicante Airport, taxi ranks are located outside both Arrivals and Departures. If you need more information about the taxi service, there is an information desk located in Arrivals.
The official Alicante Airport taxi is Radio Taxi Elche. You will easily identify the vehicles by the green stripe and the coat of arms of the city of Elche printed on the doors.
You can also call them at +34 965 42 77 77.
The fixed fares from ALC to downtown Alicante are 19.00 € (ordinary rate) and 21.00 € (at night and after 3 PM on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays).
Also, take in mind that there is a surcharge of 4.25 € for any taxi trip from Alicante Airport.
Check their ordinary fixed fares to some other popular destinations:
- Benidorm: 67.00 €
- El Campello: 35.00 €
- San Juan: 30.00 €
- Elche: 23.00 €
- Torrevieja: 52.00 €
If you want to hire a car at Alicante Airport, you will easily find all major rental car companies in the arrival area of the terminal building.
Check the rental companies available at ALC Airport and their numbers below.
There is another transportation option at Alicante Airport, very cheap and easy to find - public buses.
ALC Airport is connected to Alicante and several destinations within Costa Blanca by the bus services available at Alicante Airport premises:
- C6 bus line: Alicante Airport to the city (3.86 € a single-ride fare)
- 1A bus line: Alicante Airport to Elche (1.45 € a single-ride fare)
- 1B bus line: Arenales del Sol – Alicante Airport – Elche (1.45 €)
There is a single bus stop for all the lines operating at Alicante Airport. It is located at the second level of the main terminal (Departures).
There are the intercity buses which also connect Alicante Airport to several locations: Benidorm, Calpe, Murcia, Torrevieja, and Santa Pola.
Price range may vary from 2.00 € to 10.00 €.
For further information regarding bus transport, call +34 965 12 37 44 or visit the TAM Office.