Calpe is a pleasant resort town located on the Costa Blanca.
There is no airport in Calpe itself. The nearest airports are in Alicante and Valencia. Many tourists visiting Calpe arrive at the international airport of Alicante-Elche (Aeropuerto de Alicante-Elche). Why choose Alicante Airport? Firstly, the airport in Alicante is closer to Calpe than the airport in Valencia. Secondly, direct planes from many European cities fly to Alicante Airport. In addition, the prices for air travel in Alicante are quite acceptable, even at the height of the tourist season.
The city of Benidorm is located between Alicante and Calpe.
First, we will tell you how to get from Alicante to Calpe, and then how to get to Calpe from Benidorm.
How to get to Calpe from Alicante (airport and city center)
You can get to Calpe from Alicante, both from the airport of Alicante and from the city center, by public transport-buses or metro; private or rented car; shuttle or taxi.
From Alicante Airport to Calpe and from Calpe to Alicante Airport
You can get from Alicante Airport to Calpe by public bus, shuttle or taxi.
From Alicante Airport, public buses run daily to Calpe, as well as from Calpe to Alicante Airport. On the way, from 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 10 minutes, depending on the number of stops. Transfer to Benidorm is possible. The fare is 9.65 Euros. The carrier is ALSA.
Tickets can be purchased from the driver when boarding the bus at the airport, or in advance-online. The stop is located directly at the airport exit on the second floor (near the check-in areas for flights), the arrival area is located on the first floor of the airport.
Arriving at Alicante airport, you need to go up to the floor above, exit the airport building, there are stops here, on the street. At each stop, it is indicated in large letters where the bus goes. The stop we need is "BENIDORM · CALPE".
At the stops, you can see the bus schedule. The buses are large and comfortable, with air conditioning and Wi-Fi.
Shuttle and taxi/transfer
- taxi. The cost of a taxi depends on the class of the car and starts from 80 Euros. The approximate travel time is 1 hour.
You can order a taxi/transfer in advance. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to provide your flight data.
From the center of Alicante to Calpe and from Calpe to the center of Alicante
You can also get from the center of Alicante to Calpe and from Calpe to the center of Alicante by taxi, public bus or light metro (tourists call it a tram).
How to get from the airport of Alicante to the city center of Alicante and vice versa, we told earlier, if necessary, you can read the information here.
From the center of Alicante to Calpe, buses depart from the bus station of Alicante-Estacion de Autobuses de Alicante, located at Av. Loring, 7, 03003 Alicante, Spain.
Buses pass by the bus stop Estacion Adif Alicante, which is in the center of Alicante, near the railway station, making a stop, if there are free seats in the bus, you can leave this stop.
Buses run frequently, approximately every hour or two hours, from 08: 00 in the morning until 18: 15. The fare is 7.40 euros. The journey time is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. You can find out the exact cost and schedule of buses on the official website of the carrier ALSA.
Estacion de Autobuses de Alicante Bus Station
Tickets can be purchased at the terminals located on the first floor of the bus station or at the ticket offices located on the second floor of the bus station. The information desk is located on the first floor of the Alicante bus station, on the second floor there is a small cafe where you can have a snack and drink a cup of coffee or tea.
Buses in Calpe stop at the bus station near the Avenue Diputacion. From the station, you can walk to the beaches and the center of Calpe.
By tram from Alicante to Calpe, you will have to change at Benidome. Start in Alicante-stop Luceros (Alicante), on the Red line (L1) we reach Benidorm, transfer to Benidorm-stop Benidorm on L9 (tram Benidorm - Denia), then to the railway station Calp.
The journey time is about two hours, the fare is 6.05 euros. The cost of travel by zone. The scheme of stops and zones. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket offices of railway stations or terminals.
Check the metro timetable, stops and the fare on the official website of the carrier Alicante Metro Tram.
The railway station in Calpe is located near the bus station. The tram road is very picturesque, there are stunning views of the coast. The most beautiful views from the window open if you take a seat on the right side of the train car, in the direction of the train movement.
Trams are comfortable, clean, run softly and almost noiselessly.
How to get to Calpe from Benidorm
The process is the same as from the center of Alicante to Calpe. You can get there by taxi, bus or tram.
The bus fare is 2.90 euros. The journey time is 40-50 minutes. You can leave from the stops: Benidorm Avd.Europa, Benidorm Jaime I and the bus station.
Bus station in Benidorm (Estación de Autobuses de Benidorm), located in the city center, at the address: Paseo Els Tolls, S/N, 03502 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain. Tickets can be purchased online, at the terminals, or at the ticket office of the bus station located on the first floor. Also, in the hall of the bus station, there are toilets, there are storage rooms, waiting areas and a small cafe.
A direct tram departs from the railway station in Benidorm to the Kalp railway station, passes through Altea. The fare is 2.50 Euros. The journey time is 40 minutes. Line L9.